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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|Tuesday, May 3, 2005
||Contact: AoA Press Office
SECRETARY LEAVITT AND ACTING DEPUTY SECRETARY JOIN ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AGING IN CELEBRATING LONG-TERM LIVING!
DURING OLDER AMERICANS MONTH WITH A WALK ON THE NATIONAL MALL
HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt, Acting Deputy Secretary Alex Azar and Assistant Secretary for Aging Josefina Carbonell will kick off a 30-minute walk in celebration of Older Americans month at the Great Hall of the Hubert Humphrey Building. This year's theme of "Celebrate Long-Term Living!" seeks to improve the lives of older Americans.
WHO: HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt
Acting Deputy Secretary Alex Azar
Assistant Secretary for Aging Josefina G. Carbonell
WHAT: Kick Off Walk to Honor Area Older Americans and
Celebrate Long-Term Living!
WHEN: Wednesday, May 4, 2005
Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m.
Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: The Great Hall in the Hubert Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Thirty-minute walk route includes the reflecting pool and mall area in front of the U.S. Capitol.
CONTACT: AoA Press Office
For more information or to register, visit the Administration on Aging's Website at http://www.aoa.gov/press/oam/May_2005/Walk/walk.asp