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City of Atlanta to Host Older Atlantans Month Celebration
Posted Date: 5/12/2017 1:30 PM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
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amtorres@atlantaga.gov
                                                                 
Jewanna Gaither, Deputy Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2017

Media Advisory

City of Atlanta to Host Older Atlantans Month Celebration

City of Atlanta and AARP to announce Age-Friendly Atlanta action plan to support sustainable growth and retention

WHO: Andrea L. Boone, Commissioner, Office of Constituent Services
Councilmember C.T. Martin, District 10
AARP of Georgia
Atlanta Commission on Aging
Members of the Atlanta City Council


WHAT:

City officials will host a senior celebration in honor of Older Atlantans Month. This year’s theme is “Age Out Loud." The event will host educational workshops, vendors, interactive exhibits, food, entertainment, games, contests and prizes. Older Atlantans Month is an opportunity to raise awareness about important issues facing older Atlantans and to celebrate how seniors are taking command of their health, wellness and civic engagement.

At the event, AARP of Georgia and the Atlanta Commission on Aging will acknowledge the City of Atlanta’s commitment to Age-Friendly communities and its recent approval of a multi-year action plan to enhance accessibility, infrastructure and community supports. The Age-Friendly Atlanta Action Plan provides for community sustainability, to include enhancing programs and assessing development and infrastructure improvements that promote a walkable, livable, multi-modal and green lifestyle.

WHEN:

Monday, May, 15, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Adamsville Recreation Center
3201 Martin Luther King Junior Drive, NW
Atlanta, GA 30311

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