May is Older Americans Month
Older Americans Month 2023 - "Aging Unbound"
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 2023 celebration is "Aging Unbound," offering an opportunity to explore diverse aging experiences and discuss how communities can combat stereotypes.
Older Americans Month from Washoe County Senior Services
Older Americans Month 2023 begins on May 1, 2023. Events will occur throughout the month at various locations. Get a complete list and links if provided to the activities from "Older Americans Month" on the Washoe County Senior Services website.
Older Americans Month Opening Celebrations & Info Fair - Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come to the kick-off event and info fair for Older Americans Month 2023. This event will feature many community partners with resources for seniors. While you are here, join us for a delicious lunch in our multipurpose room. At the Washoe County Senior Center, 1155 E. 9th Street in Reno.
Other activity ideas for 2023 are available from the Administration for Community Living - "OAM Activity Ideas"
Older Americans Month in Reno
The City of Reno will celebrate Older Americans Month 2023 with a series of events throughout the month of May. Older Americans Month in Reno will launch with a senior artists exhibit and show at McKinley Arts and Culture Center, followed by an Info Fair, with Washoe County Senior Services, at the Washoe County Senior Center on May 3. Visit the website for details about other events and activities during Older Americans Month 2023.
Free Senior Admission for Older Americans Month
In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Nevada Museum of Art offers free admission to seniors every Wednesday during the month of May.
Stuff A Bus Drive-By Donation Drive
Friday, May 12, 2023, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. As part of Older Americans Month, the Washoe County Human Services Agency, RTC and KOLO are sponsoring this year's Stuff A Bus Drive-By Donation Drive. New, never-been-used donations, will be accepted at the Target, near Sparks Marina. Go to the KOLO Stuff a Bus web page for a list of needed items.
For additional information for senior citizens, visit "Reno Area Senior Services, Resources & Programs."
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