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.
SSAI Awarded $375,000 Grant to Help Older Coloradans with a Criminal Record Enter the Workforce
Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI), in partnership with DenverWorks, has received a $375,000 grant for Back to Business, a job training and placement program for older ex-offenders.
Senior Service America, Inc. Receives $3,675,440 for a 5 Year Umbrella Agreement from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has renewed a partnership with Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI), to administer the Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program which offers individuals 55 and older temporary paid assignments to provide technical services in support of the conservation-related programs of the NRCS. The NRCS is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The NRCS funds will be used by SSAI to recruit, screen, place, and pay program enrollees.