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  • Older Americans Month 2017
    Posted 7/19/2017 3:04 PM by Simi Atolagbe

    May is Older Americans Month, which gives us the opportunity to celebrate what getting older looks like today. The following letter was sent to Easter Seals by one of their SCSEP participants, who has given his approval for us to share it. It is another example of how SCSEP continues to make a difference in the lives of older workers. 

  • Older Americans Month 2017
    Posted 5/22/2017 11:41 AM by Ted Romero
    The 2017 Older Americans Month theme is ‘Age Out Loud’, with the idea being to give aging a new voice and to recognize what getting older looks like today.
  • Older Americans Month 2017
    Posted 5/9/2017 11:20 AM by Ted Romero

    Older Americans Month is an annual event that is held every May, with the purpose of celebrating older Americans and recognizing the essential role they play in our communities and our nation (click here to read more about the 2017 celebration). 

  • Older Americans Month 2017
    Posted 5/3/2017 2:05 PM by Ted Romero

    In 1963, there were roughly 17 million Americans who had reached their 65th birthday and about a third of them were living in poverty. Concerns about the welfare of older Americans were growing but there were few social programs available to support them. 

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    Posted 1/23/2017 10:04 PM by Angela Dayton
    "SCSEP: What's in Your Toolbox?" highlights ETA’s electronic tools - specifically O*NET and CareerOneStop.org.
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    Posted 1/23/2017 10:22 PM by Angela Dayton
    Compilation of resource of organizations that may be good homes for those who wish to continue with volunteer service.
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    Posted 9/19/2016 12:01 PM by Ted Romero
    September is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide event that was started by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2003 to encourage Americans to make a plan to know what to do during an emergency, with a continuing emphasis on preparedness for youth, older adults, people with disabilities and others with access and/or functional needs. 
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    Posted 9/7/2016 2:29 PM by Ted Romero

    National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) was first celebrated during the Eisenhower Administration over 50 years ago. The U.S. Department of Labor recognizes it during the last full week in September and, with the ranks of older workers now growing to historic numbers, it is even more relevant today. 

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    Posted 6/3/2016 1:50 PM by Simi Atolagbe
    Since 1963, communities across the nation began to acknowledge the contributions of older workers by using the month of May to celebrate Older Americans Month (OAM). The annual observance offers the opportunity to celebrate our nation’s older workers. This year’s theme, ‘Blaze a Trail', emphasizes the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, in order to blaze a trail of positive impact on the lives of people of all ages.
  • OAM Logo
    Posted 5/24/2016 10:08 AM by Ted Romero
    Since 1963, communities across the nation began to acknowledge the contributions of older workers by using the month of May to celebrate Older Americans Month (OAM). The annual observance offers the opportunity to celebrate our nation’s older workers. This year’s theme, ‘Blaze a Trail', emphasizes the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, in order to blaze a trail of positive impact on the lives of people of all ages.