May 13, 2022
Happy Older American’s Month!
Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way. That’s why the theme for Older Americans Month (OAM) 2022 is Age My Way.
Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the celebration of OAM. This year’s theme focuses on how older adults can age in their communities, living independently for as long as possible and participating in ways they choose.
While Age My Way will look different for each person, here are common things everyone can consider:
This year, we are excited to celebrate OAM with our partners in the aging community and our residents. Throughout the month, we will be hosting events for our residents and sharing information about healthy aging with those who need it, just like you see here from our Newport, Rhode Island, residents, who celebrated creativity. Follow along on our social media accounts to see the fun!