International Day of Older Persons

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2020 Date1 October 2020
2021 Date1 October 2021
International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons History

International Day of Older Persons highlights contributions made by older individuals to society. It also raises awareness of struggles that come with aging in modern society. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 14th, 1990. It is observed each year on the 1st of October.

International Day of Older Persons Facts

  • 2019 Theme: The Journey to Age Equality. The theme aims to draw attention to old age inequality, bring attention to inequalities, and help put a rest to stereotypes of "old age."
  • According to the US Census Bureau, individuals 85 and up are the fastest growing age by percentage.

International Day of Older Persons - References and Related Sites

UN: Older Persons Day

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