Author: Yolanda Stevens

Paint by Numbers: Older Americans and Homelessness

Every May, the Administration for Community Living-ACL (part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is Powered by Connection, which highlights the importance meaningful relationships and social […]

Supporting Older Survivors of Domestic Violence

Since 1981, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) has been held each October as a way to unite advocates across the nation in their efforts to end domestic violence. During this time, advocates across the country raise awareness, identify ways to stop […]

Recommitting to Older Adults During Older Americans Month

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. A meeting in April 1963 between President John F. Kennedy and members of the National Council of Senior Citizens led to designating […]

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