Today is International Day of Older Persons


eMediNexus    01 October 2017

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year to create awareness about various issues affecting the elderly people across the world and also appreciate their contributions to the society. The theme for this year is Stepping into the Future Tapping the Talents Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society. It is about enabling and expanding the contributions of older people in their families communities and societies at large. It focuses on the pathways that support full and effective participation in old age in accordance with old persons basic rights needs and preferences.

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