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Vitality in Aging Contest

Do you know someone who views aging as an opportunity? Someone over 65 who is thriving and aging with vitality?

Yes?  Please nominate yourself or someone you know for the 2013 Vitality in Aging campaign! Fill out an entry by Monday, April 29, 2013. Vitality in Aging candidates who are selected will be featured in NYIT’s Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics’ Older Americans Month Tribute.

Finalists will be highlighted in a university- wide exhibit during Older Americans Month (May 2013). They will also be featured on the Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics’ website, so that all of us can learn from them. 
 

Entrance Criteria

Do you or does someone you know:

  • Commit to a healthy lifestyle?
  • Maintain an active, involved, and productive lifestyle?
  • Engage in intellectual or healthy activities on a daily basis?
  • Take measures to overcome a serious illness through mind, body, spirit, and
    nutritional methods?
  • Participate in high-impact physical activities on a regular basis?
  • Have a strong commitment to social well-being?
  • Stay involved in their community by volunteering or mentoring?
  • Continues to be actively involved and engaged?

If you know someone who is 65 or over, looks aging as an opportunity, and demonstrates the ability to stay vitally involved, they are a good candidate.
 

Entry

Complete all required information on the online entry form located here.

Submit a brief essay explaining how you or the person you are nominating are aging optimally and vitally and submit a photo of yourself/nominee (minimum size 4x6). Please include how your/nominee's activities fit into one of the following dimensions: physical health, mental health, social well being, or creativity.

By entering the contest, entrants warrant that their submission is an original work, that it does not infringe or violate any law or the legal or equitable right of any person or entity, nor contain material that infringes or violates any personal property rights of others or constitutes defamation, invasion of privacy, an infringement of the intellectual property rights of any third person or is otherwise unlawful. Sponsor and/or Organizer reserve the right to disqualify any essay that the judges deem, in their sole discretion, to be inappropriate or obscene. Read the full terms and conditions.
 

Eligibility

Contest is open to all members of the NYIT community. NYIT community members may nominate themselves or someone else who is 65 years of age and older and meets the criteria above.

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