Category: Topics for Seniors

Age Discrimination

Congress and our state legislature have passed laws designed to promote the employment of older persons based on their ability rather than their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, or marital status. In Florida, it is an unlawful employment practice for any person employing 15 or more employees to discharge, refuse to hire… Read more »

Older Drivers Facing Disabilities

The Florida At-Risk Driver Council has reported that there are at least 240,000 Florida drivers 85 years of age or older. This report stated that at least 20 percent of those 85 and older are considered drivers with mild to moderate dementia conditions. This means that approximately 48,000 persons licensed to drive Florida’s highways, suffered… Read more »