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WHEREAS, Nevada is proud to be home to people of all ages who richly contribute to our community; and

WHEREAS, the Silver State acknowledges that what it means to age has changed, for the better; and

WHEREAS, Nevada is committed to supporting older adults as they take charge of their health, explore new opportunities and activities, and focus on independence; and

WHEREAS, the state can provide opportunities to enrich the lives of individuals of all ages by involving citizens in the re-definition of aging in our community, promoting home and community-based services that support independent living, encouraging older adults to speak up for themselves and others and providing opportunities for older adults to share their experiences; and

WHEREAS, citizens of all ages contribute to our state, cities and communities and this is what makes the Nevada family strong;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 2017 as

 Older Americans Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval & Barbara Cegaske