Great article! Thanks to Deaf411 for this article! It was dated on July 27, 2011, however it is good to read! Enjoy!
As deaf people approach retirement and become senior citizens, they
face a new set of issues and challenges. With increased pride and
self-esteem as deaf seniors, they are asserting their needs and legal
Like “baby boomers” – those who were born after World War II – now
entering retirement age, there is a very large population of seniors
with unique needs – need for organizations, retirement communities,
assisted living and nursing services.
Like the AARP, a national non-governmental membership organization
that represents and advocates for rights and needs of senior citizens,
the deaf senior community has created its own organization, the Deaf
Seniors of America (DSA).
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