The state of being retired from one's position or occupation.
Fixed sums paid regularly to individuals.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
A change or shift in personnel due to reorganization, resignation, or discharge.
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
The process of assigning duties to a subordinate with lesser qualifications.
Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.
Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Government sponsored social insurance programs.
Insurance providing coverage for dental care.
Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Insurance designed to compensate persons who lose wages because of illness or injury; insurance providing periodic payments that partially replace lost wages, salary, or other income when the insured is unable to work because of illness, injury, or disease. Individual and group disability insurance are two types of such coverage. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p207)
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation.
Human males as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
Organizations comprising wage and salary workers in health-related fields for the purpose of improving their status and conditions. The concept includes labor union activities toward providing health services to members.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.
Professional practice as an employee or contractee of a health care institution.
Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.
Professional society representing the field of medicine.
Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.
The individual's experience of a sense of fulfillment of a need or want and the quality or state of being satisfied.
Statement of the position requirements, qualifications for the position, wage range, and any special conditions expected of the employee.
The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
The number of births in a given population per year or other unit of time.
Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.
An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.
Women licensed to practice medicine.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
Married persons, i.e., husbands and wives, or partners. Domestic partners, or spousal equivalents, are two adults who have chosen to share their lives in an intimate and committed relationship, reside together, and share a mutual obligation of support for the basic necessities of life.
The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.
Status not subject to taxation; as the income of a philanthropic organization. Tax-exempt organizations may also qualify to receive tax-deductible donations if they are considered to be nonprofit corporations under Section 501(c)3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code.