May is Older Americans Month. As we celebrate this time set aside for honoring older Americans
and their contributions to communities and the nation, we can also celebrate trends in life
expectancy. Americans are living longer than ever before, according to data gathered by the
cites increased life expectancies in other parts of the world.
One way to celebrate older American is with NFPA’s Remembering When™ program. Developed
by NFPA and the CDC, the fire and fall prevention program is designed to help older adults live
safely at home for as long as possible. NFPA will select teams from up to 25 communities to attend
the 2016 Remembering When Scholarship Conference in San Antonio, Texas, November 14-16, 2016.
Participants will receive training to reach older adults through group presentations and home visits.
The application period will open on Monday, June 20th and close at noon on Monday, August 15th.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.