October 01 – International Day of Older Persons (World Elders Day). Theme for 2012: “Longevity: Shaping the Future”

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year. On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.

The theme of the 2012 commemoration is “Longevity: Shaping the Future”. Ageing and health was also the theme of this year’s World Health Day on 7 April. These themes focus on how healthy behaviors throughout life can help older men and women lead full and productive lives and be a resource for their families and communities.

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Dr.M.S.Gudi. neolife foundation.P O Sadhu bela. Haridwar 249410 INDIA on September 25, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    I really look forward to be benefitted most in achieving the goals of elderly welfare by our small trust. Thanks a lot


  2. Posted by jenmarakini on October 3, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    thankyou sir,


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