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National Seniors Day recognizes and celebrating the invaluable contributions made by seniors in communities across the nation. It is an opportunity for Canadians to express gratitude for their wisdom, experience, and lifelong accomplishments. The Observance not only highlights the positive impact that seniors have on society, but also raises awareness of the challenges they face, such as ageism, lack of accessibility, and social isolation.
Introduced as a result of the passage of the Celebrating Seniors Act in 2010, National Seniors Day was officially declared on October 1, 2011. The purpose of this day is to foster respect and appreciation for the older members of society, as well as to encourage intergenerational cooperation and understanding. By celebrating the contributions of seniors, Canadians are encouraged to recognize their important role in building strong communities and shaping the nation's cultural fabric.
National Seniors Day is typically marked by various events and activities held across the country, aimed at promoting intergenerational interaction and acknowledging the achievements of seniors. These may include community gatherings, educational programs, and volunteer opportunities that encourage seniors to share their knowledge and expertise with younger generations. Canadians are also urged to reach out to the seniors in their lives, be it through personal visits, phone calls, or written messages, to offer their gratitude and support. National Seniors Day is observed annually on October 1, coinciding with the International Day of Older Persons, as declared by the United Nations.
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