The Administration on Aging, an agency of the Administration for Community Living, is honored to announce the winners of the “Unleash the Power of Age in Your Community Challenge.”
The three winners all use their various talents to significantly and positively impact their communities. They truly demonstrate the power of age by being inspiring role models and encouraging others to lead active lives.
Epifanio Vega Gonzalez
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
For sharing his musical talents in Puerto Rico’s long-term care facilities
As co-founder of Ashby Village (East Bay of the San Francisco area), which enables older adults to live independently in their homes
Robert "Bob" Craig
For his extensive volunteer work at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, N.J.
The challenge was a success thanks to the wonderful submissions from organizations across the country and the members of the public who participated in voting for the winners. Thank you for celebrating Older Americans Month with us.
Here are three great ways we invited communities to get involved:
"Unleash the Power of Age in Your Community Challenge"
Thousands of people across our nation are making significant contributions to our communities and achieving remarkable things later in life. This challenge was an opportunity to recognize their achievements.Learn More
Unleash the Power With a Community Event
Host an event during the month of May to shine a spotlight on the vibrant older Americans in your community.Learn More