◂  May 2021

Older Americans Month
5/1/20215/31/2021All Day

Published by: aaron

Older Americans Month May 2021 Communities of Strength logo

Older Americans Month is an annual event dating back to 1963, when President John F. Kennedy designated May as Senior Citizens Month. It was later renamed Older Americans Month, honoring older Americans and celebrating their contributions to our communities and our nation.

page 1 of City of Seattle proclamation for Older Americans Month 2021 signed by Mayor Jenny Durkan and all members of the Seattle City CouncilThank you to Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and all members of the Seattle City Council for proclaiming May 2021 as Older Americans Month in Seattle. See their proclamation here.

The 2021 Older Americans Month theme is “Communities of Strength,” selected to celebrate the strength of older adults and the Aging Network, with special emphasis on the power of connection and engagement in building strong communities.

For ideas of ways that you or your organization can make your mark in May 2021, visit our Older Americans Month webpage.

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