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A Place for Older Americans

Kelly talked about Native elders being an important part of American Indian communities. Indeed, elders are revered and respected throughout Native cultures.  The communities show this respect in many ways… listening, seeking their wisdom, serving them first at meals, looking to them for prayers, honoring them as Veterans, making them a central part of family […]

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National Older Americans Month

President Obama issued a proclamation last week declaring May to be National Older American Month. The 2011 theme for this year’s celebration is “Older Americans: Connecting the Community” to acknowledge the important role older adults have in enhancing the quality and depth of community life for all people. At NRC this month we are celebrating […]

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