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SSAI is conducting its second annual Learning Gets Better with Age Awards. We will recognize three (3) inspirational adults who earned a high school equivalency diploma/certificate at or after age 55. Each award recipient will receive $1,000, a certificate, and recognition on our website and social channels.
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Senior Service America Awarded $45.3 Million Grant to Prepare Older Workers for the Future of Work

Senior Service America, Inc. has been awarded a $45.3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Labor to train and place 6,300 low-income, older workers in 13 states under the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

Jul 10, 2019
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New Report: Growing Cities that Work for All

Although today’s U.S. labor market is strong and unemployment is low, many working-age American remain marginalized. The Brookings Institution created a framework for regions to grow good jobs through a capability-based approach that increases regional economic competitiveness.

Jun 30, 2019
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Was It My Age or Was I a Bad Candidate?

Age discrimination is a grim reality. But, is it always the reason why an older worker is not chosen for a position? Our Chief Operating Officer, Donna Satterthwaite, provides advice for older job seekers on avoiding common mistakes that hinder their search success.

Jun 26, 2019
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Lifting our Voices to Prevent Elder Abuse

As many as 1 in 10 older Americans are abused and neglected annually. Our own Chris Garland shares her family's story of elder abuse to raise awareness, reduce the stigma, and provide advice on how other families can protect their loved ones.

Jun 17, 2019
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Economic Empowerment for Older Veterans

SSAI builds pathways to economic independence for our low-income, older Americans. We focus on development programs for workers who have been traditionally underserved, including older Veterans, women, and formerly incarcerated workers. We are thrilled to share the following success story from our wonderful partner, Pro Action of Steuben & Yates, Inc.

Jun 11, 2019