A PROCLAMATION AUTHORIZING RECOGNITION OF MAY 2020 AS OLDER AMERICANS MONTH
WHEREAS, the ten county Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) region includes a growing number of older Americans who make countless contributions to our community every day; and,
WHEREAS, the communities in the CAPCOG region are stronger when people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds are included and encouraged to make their mark; and,
WHEREAS, CAPCOG recognizes the importance of the physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being of its citizens; and,
WHEREAS, the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area supports our community members by:
- promoting independence, inclusion, and participation;
- engaging older adults through education, recreation, and service; and
- connecting people with opportunities to share their time, experience, and talents.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Executive Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments declares the month of May 2020 to be Older Americans Month in the CAPCOG Region to recognize older adults and the people who support them as essential members of our community.
Resolution adopted by the Capital Area Council of Governments Executive Committee on this 13 day of May 2020.