Older Americans Month 2018


May is upon us once again, which means it’s Older Americans Month in the US.

Express Yourself OAMOlder Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age


Across the country, older Americans – a rapidly growing population – are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. They are sharing their wisdom and experience with future generations, and they are giving back to make enrich their communities. They’re working and volunteering, mentoring and learning, leading and engaging.

For 55 years, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans and their contributions to our communities. Led by the Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging, every May offers opportunity to hear from, support, and celebrate our nation’s elders. This year’s OAM theme, “Engage at Every Age,” emphasizes the importance of being active and involved, no matter where or when you are in life. You are never too old (or too young) to participate in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotion well-being.

And, join ACL and AoA in celebrating by participating the Selfie Challenge! They want to see how you’re engaging. Simply take a selfie (or have someone take your photo) and tweet it with the hashtag #OAM18.


Be active, be supportive, and join in!



Visit the Official OAM Website

Follow ACL on Twitter and Facebook

Follow AoA on Twitter and Facebook

Connect & Follow Us:  Cape Cod Seniors on Facebook

Contact your Area Agency on Aging:  Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands

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