Did you know that the last full week of September is National Employ Older Workers Week by the U.S. Department of Labor? The week serves as an opportunity to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of older workers to the workforce and to develop innovative strategies for leveraging their skills and experience. Each year, this event revolves around a theme, and the current … [Read more...]
Older Americans Month is May
Older Americans Month is the celebration of older Americans. Since 1965 America has had an older Americans act, with this came "The Older Americans Act" administered by the "Administration on Aging" which promotes the well being of over 65's in America.
For many years I have been one of an increasing number of individuals across our country and around the globe dedicated to eliminating the discriminatory practices of ageism. As a thought-leader I often find myself in the unenviable position of educating people of all ages concerning the magnitude of the problem while simultaneously advocating for their participation in … [Read more...]
Older Americans Month - Time to Engage at Every Age. “A nation is judged on the basis of how it treats, its least, its, last, its littlest,” is a phrase I’ve often quoted over the years because it speaks to the heart of inclusion, respect, and human value. This citation has been attributed to many authors over the years, from Henry Ford to Harry Truman to Mahatma Gandhi, to … [Read more...]