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DART News Release

Media Relations Contact:
Gordon Shattles

May 17, 2022

DART Celebrates Older Americans Month on May 26

Ride DART to the Older Americans Month Celebration

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will host the Older Americans Month Information & Health Fair on Thursday, May 26, at Centennial Hall in historic Fair Park, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The annual event is one of the largest held in North Texas.

Seniors are encouraged to save on parking and ride DART's Green Line directly to Fair Park Station. The free event showcases businesses and public services of special interest to older adults, caregivers and families plus provides health screenings, and giveaways, as well as live entertainment from the Dallas Tap Dazzlers, Ms. Senior America, Skyline Jazz Band, and more.

In May, the U.S. Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older Americans Month, which celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a difference in our communities.

Older Americans Month. Age My Way: May 2022 This year's theme, Age My Way, will focus on aging in place - how older adults can plan to stay in their homes and live independently in their communities for as long as possible. It's also an opportunity for all of us to explore the many ways older adults can remain in and be involved with their communities.

Community partners supporting the fair this year include the City of Dallas, Dallas Park & Recreation, Dallas Police Department, Dallas Area Agency on Aging, Community Council, Fair Park First and The Senior Source.

For more information, please visit DART.org/seniors or call 214-749-2721. For more information on riding DART to the Older Americans Month Information & Health Fair, call DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111.

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