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May is Older Americans Month

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). The theme for 2021 is “Communities of Strength.”

Older adults have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes, failures, joys, and difficulties. Their stories and contributions help to support and inspire others. This OAM, we will celebrate the strength of older adults and the Aging Network, with special emphasis on the power of connection and engagement in building strong communities.

There are many things we all can do to nurture ourselves, reinforce our strength, and continue to thrive. Connecting with others is one of the most important—it plays a vital role in our health and well-being, and in that of our communities. From finding joy in small things and sharing our stories, to looking at the big picture and giving to others, join us in promoting the ways we are connected and strong.

Click here for materials, resources, and activity ideas to help you observe OAM. Don’t forget to share your #OlderAmericansMonth plans and stories on social media.

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Events This Month

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13may9:00 am1:00 pmSDAHO Board MeetingAberdeen9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST Event Type :Board & Council Meeting

13may11:00 am12:00 pmBuilding COVID-19 Vaccine ConfidenceWebinar11:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

13may1:00 pm2:00 pmGovernance Series: Fiduciary DutyWebinar1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

13may2:30 pm3:30 pmBCBH - Tomando Control de su Salud @Home2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST Event Type :Community Events,Education Events

17mayAll DayThe Interdisciplinary Team: Key Skills for Hospice Managers4-week course(All Day: monday) Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

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