Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May, to acknowledge the contributions that senior citizens have made to this nation. The Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads out in this annual observance, and the theme for this year is 'Age Out Loud' - to give aging a new voice that would reflect what older adults today have to say.
Below are some links that can help you plan activities and events to recognize and honor older adults in your community:
OAM Activity Ideas - organize activities that would enable interaction and build relations between older adults and other members in your community.
OAM Events - celebrate Older Americans Month by organizing events in your community (Celebratory, Volunteer, Educational).
OAM Story Ideas - get older adults to share their stories and life experiences with the community.
OAM Resources - here you can find some helpful information on topics such as health, aging, careers, security, voluntary work, and etc.