Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Arizona Recognizes May 2021 as Older Americans Month

May 11, 2021

PHOENIX — Former Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed the month of May to be Older Americans Month to recognize older adults and their countless contributions, including those who have served and supported them as essential contributors, have supported and strengthed Arizona communities. 

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WHEREAS, Arizona is proud to be called home to a growing number of older Americans who enrich our communities through their diverse life experiences; and

WHEREAS, Arizona continues to benefit when people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds are included and encouraged to share their successes and stories of resilience; and

WHEREAS, Arizona recognizes the need to nurture ourselves, reinforce our strength, and continue to thrive in times of both joy and difficulty; and

WHEREAS, Arizona is devoted to and supports the expanding network of community partners in advocating for older adults, their families, and caregivers; and

WHEREAS, Arizona is committed to strengthening our communities by connecting with and supporting older adults, their families, and caregivers and acknowledging their many valuable contributions to society.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Douglas A. Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona, do hereby proclaim May 2021 as


and encourage Arizonans to recognize older adults for their resilience including those who have served and supported them as essential contributors to the abounding strength of our community.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be
affixed the Great Seal of the State of Arizona


DONE at the Capitol in Phoenix on this Fifteenth day of April in the year
Two Thousand and Twenty-One, and of the Independence of the United States of America
the Two Hundred and Forty-Fifth.