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Facebook campaign helps mark Older Americans Month
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 26 April 2012 15:15

To celebrate Older Americans Month in May, the Ohio Department of Aging has launched its third annual Older Americans Month photo project on Facebook.

All Ohioans, regardless of age, are invited to submit photos they have taken that fit the theme: “never too old to...”

From now through May 16, Ohioans can visit the department’s page on Facebook and post photos they have taken to the department’s timeline. Posting requires a free Facebook account and the photos must conform to Facebook’s terms of service.

Individuals also may submit their photos by mail to Ohio Department of Aging, Attn: Communications Division, 50 W. Broad St./9th Fl., Columbus OH 43215-3363. Please note: photos cannot be returned. The department reserves the right to use submitted images in its online and print publications and outreach.

ODA staff and fans of the department’s Facebook page will vote from May 19-21 to determine the top three photos, which will be featured on the department’s website for the remainder of the month. Also, the submitters of the top photos will be given the opportunity to be interviewed for an article about their photos in a future issue of the department’s “Boomerang” newsletter.

Followers of the Ohio Department of Aging page on Facebook receive updates about the department from various sources, including the department’s award-winning electronic publications. They also have access to other organizations that serve or provide opportunities for Ohio seniors and others.

About Older Americans Month - Since 1963, people in towns and cities across the nation have used the month of May to celebrate the contributions of older Americans. Older Americans Month is an opportunity for the nation and Ohio to show our appreciation and support our elders as they continue to enrich and strengthen our communities. The Ohio Department of Aging is the state sponsor of Older Americans Month and supports and promotes local celebrations via its website,

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