AAA7 Features Virtual Art, Essay and Poetry Showcase on Website During May

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) is featuring a virtual Art, Essay and Poetry Showcase on the Agency’s website throughout the month of May which is observed across the country as Older Americans Month.

Each year, the AAA7 hosts an in-person Art Show during May and June. Last year, the event was moved to a virtual format due to the pandemic and the importance of the health and safety of participants and those from the community who attend the event. That format will continue for this year and like last year, no judging will take place.

To view the Showcase, log on to the Agency’s website at On the Home Page, there is a box with a link to the “Virtual Art Show”. Art and written pieces are listed for each individual who has participated.

Your local Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc. provides services on a non-discriminatory basis. These services are available to help older adults and those with disabilities live safely and independently in their own homes through services paid for by Medicare, Medicaid, other federal and state resources, as well as private pay. The AAA7’s Resource Center is also available to anyone in the community looking for information or assistance with long-term care options. Available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, the Resource Center is a valuable contact for learning more about options and what programs and services are available for assistance.

Those interested in learning more can call toll-free at 1-800-582-7277 (TTY: 711). Here, individuals can speak directly with a specially-trained Resource Specialist who will assist them with information surrounding the programs and services that are available to best serve their needs. The Agency also offers an assessment at no cost for those who are interested in learning more. Information is also available on, or the Agency can be contacted through e-mail at The Agency also has a Facebook page located at

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