What it Feels to be a Senior Citizen?
S. legislative process. Day (1990, p. 4-5) argues, that the ˘Óinfluence that interest groups have over policy, the factors leading to their creation and survival, and the accuracy with which they represent citizensĂ interests are important to the study of interest groups in a democracy.÷ We see in DayĂs (1990) study that group representation and political power are inextricably linked, whether it is the influence over government of powerful lobbyists like the pharmaceutical industry or the influence seniors, the largest voting demographic, wield over the political process.

Historically, senior organizations have evolved from ˘Óan ill-defined sector with few common political interests÷ at the turn of the twentieth century to todayĂs ˘Ówell-organized sector of major importance with the aging policy system,÷ (Day, 1990, p. 15). Like most groups in social organization history, seniors initially depended on aid from families, charities, the church and other limited and local assistance to have their needs met. The increasing industrialization of American society wrought a greater independence in seniors but also minimized the ability of individuals and private organizations in meeting their needs. Pressures on seniors and those unable to meet their needs e

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