National Seniors Day

National Seniors Day Quick Facts

2023 DateOctober 1, 2023
2024 DateOctober 1, 2024
National Seniors Day

National Seniors Day History

National Seniors Day seeks to show appreciation for older adults across Canada. This day aims to acknowledge the lifelong contributions that older adults have made for their families and communities. It aims to improve the income security, social inclusion, and housing of seniors. This day encourages thanking seniors and showing them appreciated they are. Ideas include helping them with errands or chores.

National Seniors Day was established in 1990 as an extension of the UN International Day of Older Persons initiative. It is observed annually on October 1st.

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National Seniors Day Facts

  • According to Statistics Canada, 6.8 million people were aged 65 or older in 2020.
  • By 2030 seniors will make up 23% of Canada's population.
  • In 2018, seniors aged 65 and older received $44.4 million in pension benefits.

National Seniors Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Do something kind for a senior in your life. Do chores, run errands, or cook them dinner.
  • Learn more about your family history. Speak with your elders and learn about their lives. Learn where you come from.
  • Volunteer at a local senior centre and offer help to the residents.

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