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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

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

Council proclaims Older Americans Month

Older adults Americans Month

May 5, 2016 

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.