Firms Join State to Form Aging Leadership Coalition
Wolfe, Lou Anne, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Recognizing that the impact of the age-65-and-older generation will be greater and greater in upcoming years, some Oklahoma businesses have joined with the state to form the Oklahoma Business and Aging Leadership Coalition.
About 100 businesses are members, working with the Special Unit on Aging of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
By the year 2000, people age 65 and over are expected to represent nearly 15 percent of the state's total population, according to the aging unit. People 50 or more years old have the largest amount of discretionary income and are correspondingly the biggest consumer group.
"With these trends facing America, the …
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Publication information: Article title: Firms Join State to Form Aging Leadership Coalition. Contributors: Wolfe, Lou Anne - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: August 17, 1994. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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