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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Council proclaims Older Americans Month

Older adults Americans Month

Older adults are an important part of the Portland community – and this month, we celebrate them!

Yesterday, Council presented a City proclamation honoring May as Older Americans Month in Portland.

Created by President John F. Kennedy, Older Americans Month became a nationwide celebration in 1963. This year’s theme is Blaze a Trail. It emphasizes ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and passions, engaging their communities, and blazing a trail of positive impact on the lives of people of all ages.

Nick is proud to serve as Council liaison to Elders in Action, a local nonprofit dedicated to creating a vibrant community of elders who are active in civic engagement.

Learn more about upcoming opportunities for older adults on the Elders in Action website.