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Champions of Aging

Maggie Kuhn

Kuhn organized older people to fight injustices

Many older Americans can keep working into their 70s and beyond if they choose, and many even embark on second careers or launch new businesses of their own. This wasn’t always the case. Previous generations of Americans often had their jobs taken away when they reached an arbitrary mandatory retirement age, and most of them were denied the opportunity to find new employment under the mistaken assumption that they were no longer capable. … Back to Article

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