More than half of Americans have found themselves less financially secure than they thought they'd be at this point in their lives. For that reason, more expect to put off retirement and work later in life. 

The AARP may not have been thinking along those lines when it created its Best Employers for Workers Over 50 awards in 2001. But given retirement trends today, AARP looks practically precient in deciding to spotlight these employers.

The winners of the awards — co-sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management – are selected based on programs that help them "retain, retrain, engage and recruit" older workers. The list of this year's winners includes employers from a variety of sectors, including nonprofit, health care, universities, financial services, construction, aerospace and federal and county government.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.