NOT LONG AGO many employers looked askance at older workers, figuring they lacked the drive and imagination of their youthful cohorts. And besides, went the reasoning, younger people would work for less money.
But we are entering a period in which the fastest growing workplace segment will be 55- to 64-year-olds. By 2015, according to the American Association of Retired Persons, one of every five employees will be at least 55. That's an increase of 10 million people in an age g