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SSAI provides a continually updated source of news, insights, and cogent analysis of issues affecting older workers, workforce development, and related topics. Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI) is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps low-income and other disadvantaged older adults find productive and meaningful work.
At Senior Service America we're about compassion and we're about results. As the largest U.S. organization specialized in workforce development for older Americans, we're uniquely positioned to effect change from a global to a local level.
Older Americans Month: Engage at Every Age
We rightly celebrate our nation’s Veterans. We cheerfully celebrate the lives and legacies of past Presidents; and, with somber observance, each year we now celebrate the life of Dr. Martin King. There’s also a group of Americans, who transcend race, religion and geography, with whom each of us, can relate: Our nation’s older Americans.
Did America Forget Employment of Older Veterans?
Senior Service America has trained over 50,000 older veterans, and this Veterans Day, I felt it was important to raise the awareness of an unsettling trend we are seeing with these older warriors. We see a chronic under service of the employment needs of older veterans’ who tend to have different needs and employment opportunities.
Senior Service America, Inc. Celebrates National Employ Older Workers Week
Workers 55 and older will make up almost a quarter of the U.S. labor force as older employees are filling an increasingly important position in our economy. More and more workers are remaining employed beyond the traditional age of retirement, for economic reasons and because they enjoy their jobs.