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Month of May, 2002
Older American's Month

WHEREAS,the month of May is traditionally designated and observed throughout the nation as Older Americans Month; and

WHEREAS,the 2002 theme is "America: A Community For All Ages," in recognition of the national community in which we live, and in tribute to the American family which is the strength of our nation; and

WHEREAS, our families are our greatest hope for the future; offering us comfort, security and sustenance; and

WHEREAS, families are the main providers of care for older persons in our country, and as a national we must ensure that health and human services reach across generations to provide in-home and community-based care so that older adults can lead engaged and productive lives;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon that the month of May, 2002, be hereby declared OLDER AMERICANS MONTH, in the County of Hunterdon, in honor of Hunterdon County's older residents, their families and their caregivers.

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