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Two Percent is Not Enough

Only 2% of philanthropy dollars are allocated to organizations that support older adults. This percentage has remained stable for decades, even as the number of older Americans has continued to increase. Our President & CEO, Gary A. Officer, calls on the philanthropic sector to use the COVID-19 crisis as the impetus to alter their priorities and make a long-term commitment to the older members of our country, and to prepare for the days to come. 

Mar 25, 2020

Anne C. Madison

Anne Madison has more than 25 years’ experience helping organizations develop and execute effective strategic plans that drive results, protect organizational reputation, and advance their brands based on her 3-5-7 rule of communications—creating simple truths messaging consistently shared via multiple channels for maximum impact.


SSAI in the News

Our own, Gary A. Officer, and our partner, Anita Wolniewicz, program director at Supportive Services, contribute to a CNBC article on older workers and the future of work.

Feb 18, 2020

Shell Oil Company Donates $75,000 to SSAI

Shell Oil Company donated $75,000 to Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI). This donation will support SSAI’s Creating a Pathway to Employment program for low-income, older residents of Houston who are experiencing long-term unemployment.

Feb 3, 2020

Employment & Training for Mature Adults

The Brookings Institute recently published an analysis of employment and training policy. The analysis had two objectives: first to understand the nature of the problem and, secondly, to survey what we know and what we need to learn about effective job training that addresses these challenges.

Jan 13, 2020