May 1, marks the beginning of Older Americans Month (OAM), 2013. President Obama issued a proclamation to commemorate the occasion, the proclamation can be viewed on the White House website here.
Older Americans Month is a proud tradition of honoring the value that elders contribute to our communities. This year's OAM theme—"Unleash the Power of Age!"—highlights the significant contributions made by thousands of older Americans across our nation. To learn more about OAM 2013, please visit the Administration for Community Living's OAM website, where you can download materials, get suggestions on how to spread the word about OAM's golden jubilee, and access resources to help you plan an event in your community.