Older Americans Month (all month)
|May is Older Americans Month. When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing. A meeting in April 1963 between President John F. Kennedy and members of the National Council of Senior Citizens led to designating May as “Senior Citizens Month,” the prelude to “Older Americans Month.” The 2023 theme is Aging Unbound, an opportunity to explore diverse aging experiences and discuss how communities can combat stereotypes.|
- Monday, May 1, 2023
- All Day Event
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