Leveraging the impact of occupation on health and well-being
The increasing ageing of the population in nearly all countries of the world poses novel challenges related to the economic and social health of nowadays societies. An increasing number of older people discharged from working life stay inactive for a continuously growing period of their life. Studies examining the relationship between occupation, health and well-being provide evidence that occupation has an important influence on health and well-being. Hence, the growing population of
older people may effectively address some of their own challenges simply by following occupations.