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Older Americans Month focuses on injury prevention

Seniors often remark how fast time flies as they get older. I certainly identify with that. It seems like I just wrote about Older Americans Month and here it is again.  Older Americans Month is now a tradition in the United States. The idea was first established after a meeting President John F. Kennedy had with the National Council of Senior Citizens. His meeting was a prelude to designating May as Senior Citizen's Month. President Jimmy Carter changed the designation to Older Americans Month in 1980.  Celebrated nationwide each year in May, Older Americans Month this year focuses on injury prevention, with the theme, "Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow." It is also...

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