The ‘Older Americans Act’ is celebrating its 50th Anniversary

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RICHMOND, Va - Dr. Thelma Watson from Senior Connections and DARS Deputy Commissioner Bob Brink, visit the studio to share information about the 50th Anniversary of the Older American’s Act, which provides support for the well-being of older citizens and their independence. In celebration of the 50th anniversary, DARS and Senior Connections are raising awareness of the importance of encouraging older adults and caregivers to learn about resources available to them in their community. For more information visit and

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.