By Vanessa Desiato When I was in sixth grade, I won a hometown contest where I gave a speech at our town’s Memorial Day services. I wrote that Memorial Day was when Americans remembered those who gave their lives for our country. My brother told …Continue Reading What Memorial Day Means to Me
A message from the Office of Elder Affairs Secretary Ann Hartstein Fifty years ago, the youngest United States president designated May Senior Citizens Month. At the time President Kennedy issued his proclamation, 17 million Americans had reached their 65th birthday. Medicare wouldn’t be enacted until …Continue Reading May is Older Americans Month: Unleashing the Power of Age
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Since 1949, May has been officially recognized as Mental Health Month. The first Thursday in May is celebrated as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, to raise awareness about the importance of children's mental health and that positive mental health is essential to a child's healthy …Continue Reading May is Mental Health Month: Take the Hero of Hope Pledge!
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