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For its 60th Anniversary issue, Florida Trends asked our CEO, Peter Kaldes, to identify some trends for what's to come in the future. He shared the following:
By Andrea Bonkosky
We kick off Older American’s Month with some history on a very important piece of legislation, the Older American’s Act (OAA). Enacted in 1965, the OAA was born from an era of social unrest and civil rights advocacy. The decade between 1960 and 1970 was a critical time in the civil rights movement, which included protests and mass demonstrations in hopes of bringing social change and improving the quality of all people, including older adults.