Despite a rosier jobs picture in April, for Americans ages 55 or older who have been unemployed long-term, the prospect of finding work is greatly limited. Economic correspondent Paul Solman explores why older workers face joblessness and considerable financial strain.

This video is from the Making Sen$e with Paul Solman video series from PBS. Learn more about these videos and view a listing of the most recent videos we have available.

Key Concepts

Human Resources, Role of Government, Types of Unemployment, Human Capital, Labor, Unemployment, Workers, Human Capital Investment, Work, Structural Unemployment

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