May is Older Americans Month
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy dedicated the month of May as Senior Citizens Month.
In 1980, President Jimmy Carter renamed it Older Americans Month.
All over the country, there is public recognition for those 65 years and older with special events.
Local libraries offer health information, physical activities, computer classes and socials.
Administration for Community Living has the inspiring 2019 theme of Connect, Create and Contribute. This is an unusually important message in order to combat isolation and loneliness often found in the senior community.
Their website offers free materials and activity ideas.
Lesson learned: Pursue your passion for as long as you're able and, in so doing, enhance and prolong your life!