Each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) commemorates Older American Month. This year's theme is "Communities of Strength." According to the ACL, the theme was selected:
This OAM, we will celebrate the strength of older adults and the Aging Network, with special emphasis on the power of connection and engagement in building strong communities.
To find out more about Older Americans Month, visit https://acl.gov/oam/2021/older-americans-month-2021.
Resources from the ADA National Network
In recognition of Older Americans Month, ADA-Indiana would like to bring to your attention to several resources available through the ADA National Network that focus on aging and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Aging and the ADA - https://adata.org/factsheet/aging-and-ada
- Including Older People with Disabilities - https://adata.org/factsheet/including-older-people-disabilities
- Know Your Rights! The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Older People - https://adata.org/factsheet/know-your-rights-americans-disabilities-act-ada-older-people
- Age, Hearing Loss, and Communication: What Are My Rights? - https://adata.org/factsheet/age-hearing-loss-and-communication-what-are-my-rights