"It is not enough to merely add new years to life; our objective must be to add new life to those years" - Late President John F Kennedy
October 1st is the International Day of the Older Person
Let us celebrate it as the Elders’ Day. This is Bharat; the elder is revered as older, wiser, kinder and gentler, who blesses our future as well as forgives us of our past and present.
“Elder persons are invaluable sources of knowledge and experience and have much to contribute towards peace, sustainable development, and protecting our planet”-UN Secretary-General António Guterres, 25 Sep 2023
The theme for this Day in 2023 is: Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons
The Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) is an opportunity to bring everyone together for ten years of collaboration to enhance the quality of lives of older people, their families, and the communities in which they live.
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