International Day of Older Persons (World Elderly Day) is celebrated on the 1st of October every year. The day is celebrated every year to ensure the welfare of elderly persons as well as to enroll their significant association in society to get promoted from their knowledge and their ability. The Plan of Action on Ageing was chosen by the World Assembly on Aging to encourage social development for all ages. The day is celebrated worldwide to examine issues, promote public awareness, and focus on which type of behavior can help older men and women throughout their lives.

History of International Day of Older Persons

It was first established on the 14th of December in the year 1990 by the United Nations General Assembly. It started celebrating for the first time on October 1st in the year 1991 to make the people about issues which affect the elders as well as to appreciate their contribution towards the society.

“I am optimistic. But I also know that, with time, I’m beginning to fight issues of aging as well as long-term paralysis. – Christopher Reeve”

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How to celebrate International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons is especially celebrated for senior citizens all across the world to focus on their duties towards their lives through the demonstration of promotional material in schools, offices, institutions, and public notice boards. People are encouraged about their responsibilities towards the lives of older people to make their lives better and happier by analyzing all the problems affecting the lives of the senior citizens.

Celebrate this day with your parents and grandparents. Make them happy by every means. This day is to create awareness about elderly people. Take care of your parents and elderly people each and every day. Share your happiness by using the hashtag #InternationalDayOfOlderPersons or #WorldElderlyDay on social platforms.

Thanks for visiting, and Happy International Day of Older Persons 2023.