Senior edition: Older Americans Month 2018


By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald



PREBLE COUNTY — Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month. The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a difference in our communities.

Participating in activities that promote mental and physical wellness, offering your wisdom and experience to the next generation, seeking the mentorship of someone with more life experience than you – those are just a few examples of what being engaged can mean. No matter where you are in your life, there is no better time than now to start. We hope you will join in and Engage at Every Age!

Activities at the senior center..trips, spring/summer activities….wedding dress, giant Yahtzee, wii sports, etc.

Open to all ages, must be 60+ to receive varied services that we have to offer….transportation, serivec navigation, in home services….etc.

References: Wikipedia. ‘Volunteering’ www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volunteering pages 1 and 8 on March 13, 2018

National Day Calendar. ‘National Volunteer Month – April’ www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-volunteer-month-april/ pages 1 and 2 on March 12, 2018

To stay up to date on all of our activities, trips and senior news sign up to receive our bi-monthly newsletter the “Senior Scene.” Membership at the Senior Center is $10 a year. In addition to other benefits, members automatically receive our bi-monthly “Senior Scene” newsletter which features all our latest news and activities, additional benefits are discounts on trips and select activities. Like our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/preblecountycouncilonaging/ or give us a call at 937-456-4947. Visit our website at www.PrebleSeniorCenter.org.

By Holly Steele

For The Register-Herald

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