Aging America retiree boomers and the implications to our workforce & economy


 Asheville and Western North Carolina is older than the rest of North Carolina and the nation as a retirement and tourist destination.

What and how can we lead our communities with the wisdom and skills?

Asheville 50+, also known as the Experienced Workforce Initiative (EWI) supports and promotes the engagement of adults age 50+ in the volunteer and workforce continuum.  Contact Irene Canevit at the Asheville NCWorks Career Center with questions at (828) 251-6200.

"For the past 50 years, the baby-boomer generation, born between 1946 and 1964, have worked through the American labor force like a big meal inside an anaconda. As they age, the workforce is becoming older than ever. As they retire, they’ll push the worker-to-retiree ratio lower than ever."

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