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Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.

Seniors Creating, Connecting and Contributing!

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on May 13, 2019 1:50:59 PM

May is Older Americans Month - a time to celebrate the talents, contributions, and value of older adults to our communities!

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Connect, Create, and Contribute this Older Americans Month

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on May 6, 2019 3:45:00 PM

May is Older Americans Month - a time to celebrate the talents, contributions, and value of older adults to our communities!

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How does a ride on the shopping bus keep seniors independent?

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on May 28, 2018 11:49:00 AM

May is Older Americans Month - an opportunity to celebrate older adults and celebrate their talents and contributions to our communities! The theme this year is Engage at Every Age which emphasizes that "you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being."

Earlier this month on our blog we highlighted the talented seniors that live in our intergenerational houses, this week we are are highlighting the incredible seniors that ride our shopping bus!  

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Topics: community, senior living, food security, senior hunger, Older Americans Month, shopping bus, senior health, senior housing

Who's got talent? We do!

Posted by Tricia Mullin on May 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Who knew we had so much talent under the roofs of H.O.M.E.’s Good Life Senior Residences.  Well, we did! In honor of Older Americans Month, we are celebrating our Good Life residents and all those we have had the pleasure of meeting and providing housing and services to over the past year.

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Topics: senior living, Older Americans Month, aging in community, Good Life Senior Residences, ageism

Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age

Posted by Amber Martin on May 7, 2018 10:30:00 AM

May is Older Americans Month - a time to celebrate the talents, contributions, and value of older adults to our communities. The theme this year is Engage at Every Age which emphasizes that "you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being."

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Topics: community, Older Americans Month, aging in community, Resources and tips for seniors, senior isolation

5 things we're reading about ageism this Older Americans Month

Posted by Amber Martin on May 22, 2017 11:52:02 AM


May is Older Americans Month. This year's theme is Age Out Loud. The theme aims to give aging a new voice—one that reflects what today’s older adults have to say.

Unfortunately, stereotypes about older adults and what it means to age persist. Ageism continues to be a problem that seniors face in a lot of areas of their lives. From direct discrimination in the workforce and healthcare to ageist portrayals of seniors in the media, ageism can impact the lives of seniors in real ways. 

Here are a few things that we are reading this month that shine a light on ageism

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Topics: community, senior independence, Older Americans Month, aging in community

5 Ways to Celebrate Older Americans Month

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on May 15, 2017 3:15:44 PM

May is Older Americans Month! Not only is the month an opportunity for seniors to show us how they "Age Out Loud" , it is an opportunity to foster intergenerational bonds and spend time with older adult friends and family members! 

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May is Older Americans Month: Age Out Loud

Posted by Amber Martin on May 8, 2017 10:38:13 AM

"I'm 101 years old," Jamesetta said. "I guess by now I'm supposed to be gone, but I'm still bumpin' along."

Fiercely independent seniors like Jamesetta are the reason H.O.M.E. exists. Our housing and housing support services help seniors Age Out Loud, the theme of Older Americans Month 2017.

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Older Americans Month 2016: “Blaze a Trail”

Posted by Janet Takehara on May 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of our country. The contributions they make to our communities are varied, deeply rooted, and include influential roles in the nation’s economy, politics, and the arts.

From 69-year-old NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr. to 84-year-old actress Rita Moreno to 83-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who took her seat as a Supreme Court Justice at age 60, older adults are blazing trails in all aspects of American life.  And at H.O.M.E., older adults give us our purpose, our inspiration and our joy.

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Older Americans Month: Seniors "Get into the Act" at Social (video)

Posted by Amber Martin on May 27, 2015 9:09:30 AM


May is Older Americans Month. The theme of this year’s celebration of older adults is “Get into the Act.” Throughout the month we are highlighting activities and personal stories from our Intergenerational Housing program and how it helps seniors stay active in their own lives and in the community.
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Topics: intergenerational housing, celebrate, Older Americans Month