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Older adults are a vital part of our society. Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May. The theme of the 2019 celebration is "Connect, Create, Contribute," encouraging older adults to...

  • Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation.
  • Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment.
  • Contribute time, talent, and life experience to benefit others.

Older Americans Month, May, 2019
Image courtesy U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.

Older Americans Month in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County

In Reno, Sparks, and throughout Washoe County, May will have numerous events and activities for senior citizens in recognition of Older Americans Month. The kickoff celebration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the Washoe County Senior Services Center, 1155 E. 9th Street in Reno. This event is free and will include an information fair and over 40 participating agencies. People can learn about ways to participate, volunteer and join in on all the fun. The information phone number is (775) 657-4602.

There will be a special lunch celebrating Older Americans Month. For seniors 60 and older, the suggested donation is $2. For those under 60, it's $4.

Closing ceremonies will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 31, 2019, at McKinley Arts & Culture Center, 925 Riverside Drive in Reno. Lunch will be included along with a raffle for very cool prizes.

All during May, seniors and others can enjoy over 100 special events and programs in the Reno / Sparks area and other locales, from Incline Village to Gerlach. Among other things, participants will enjoy nutritious food, music and stage performances, classes, learn how to get involved, or just come out for some good old fashioned fun.

You can pick up an activities guide and calendar at the opening ceremonies and at Sparks City Hall, Reno City Hall, Incline Village Parks and Recreation, Sun Valley General Improvement District, and all Washoe County Libraries and senior centers. You can also download the 2019 Older Americans Month Booklet from the Washoe County Senior Services website.

Free Admission to the National Automobile Museum

Seniors 50 and older get free admission to the National Automobile Museum each Thursday in May, 2019. Come enjoy one of the best auto museums in the country.

Idlewild Health Walks

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF) is offering a series of free, weekly interpretive walks for people living with dementia and their caregivers. Idlewild Health Walks are an extension of the Discover Your Parks Walks from TMPF, which encourage people to get outdoors to explore and care for local parks.

For additional information for senior citizens, visit "Reno Area Senior Services, Resources & Programs."

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