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Older Americans Month 2017

May 1, 2017

Each May, ACL leads our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). ACL selected the 2017 OAM theme, Age Out Loud, to give aging a new voice—one that reflects what today’s older adults have to say.

This theme shines a light on many important trends. More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities. They’re taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others. What it means to age has changed, and OAM 2017 is a perfect opportunity to recognize and celebrate what getting older looks like today.

Find OAM materials, resources, ideas, and history at oam.acl.gov.



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Last modified on 04/30/2017


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