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International Day of Older Persons is celebrated every year on 1st October around the world
International Day of Older Persons is a special day dedicated to older persons or senior citizens all over the world.
International Day of Older Persons 2019 Theme is "The Journey to Age Equality". The theme focuses on pathways of coping with existing and preventing future old age inequalities
International Day of Older Persons was declared by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 14 December 1990 under resolution 45/106.
Vienna International Plan was adopted by the 1982 World Assembly on Ageing and endorsed later that year by the UNGA.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the UN’s directing and coordinating authority for health-related issues, and other groups have been actively involved in promoting public awareness and attention on the International Day of Older Persons.
Aging populations and the provision of adequate healthcare for aged person volunteer, work, social care and ways to be more inclusive of older persons in the workforce.