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ACR-36 Older Californians Month.(1999-2000)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 36

Relative to Older Californians Month.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  May 03, 1999. ]


ACR 36, Wayne. Older Californians Month.
This measure would declare the month of May 1999 as Older Californians Month.

WHEREAS, Older Californians are a great resource of skills, wisdom, and experience upon which much of our state’s progress has been built; and
WHEREAS, Nearly six million older persons in California today are active, live busy and dynamic lives, and bring generations of experience, wisdom, and leadership to all; and
WHEREAS, An ever-increasing number of older Californians improve the quality of communities statewide through many hours of volunteering and imparting their expertise, which makes them beneficial role models and mentors to young people; and
WHEREAS, An increasing number of California’s older population, which is both a productive and dependable group, is part of our state’s labor force and contributes to our growing economy; and
WHEREAS, More and more older Californians are leading healthy, vigorous lifestyles that enable them to participate in a wide variety of athletic program events; and
WHEREAS, Californians of all ages can demonstrate commitment to helping older Californians by protecting them from abuse, neglect, exploitation, and discrimination; and
WHEREAS, Our sense of responsibility toward older Californians is greater today than it was in the past; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature does hereby designate May 1999 as Older Californians Month in California and that the Legislature urges all Californians to honor our state’s seniors by participating in activities held throughout the month to commemorate this observance.