May is Older Americans Month. This year’s theme: Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.

Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow!

We Love Seniors and Support New Jersey’s Older Americans!

May is Older Americans MonthOlder Americans Month is an annual opportunity to let older adults in our community know how much we appreciate them. Visiting Angels in NJ is proud to celebrate and promote Older Americans MonthThis year’s theme is “Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.” A safe lifestyle today makes for a healthier future for older adults.

Over 30,000 deaths occur each year due to injuries which could have been prevented.

In seniors, unintentional injuries can happen by falling, being accidentally burned, and being injured in car accidents while driving.

Read about Senior Driver Safety, Fall Prevention Awareness, Burn Injury Safety, and Bathroom Safety.

With the amount of adults over the age of 65 growing at a rapid rate everyday, it’s important to promote safety throughout one’s lifespan. By following safe practices, we all can enjoy a independent and active lifestyle well into our later years.

Celebrate Older Americans Month in Your Area!
Contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn about activities and events planned for Older Americans Month:

  • Burlington County Office on Aging: Phone: 877-222-3737
  • Mercer County Office on Aging: Phone: 877-222-3737!

Download our 2014 May Community Resource Bulletin and learn about driving safety, fall safety, and burn safety.

Download our 2013 May Community Resource Bulletin, which contains statistics, trivia questions and a crossword puzzle provided by the Administration on Aging.