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International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

This October 1st marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons, an occasion to celebrate older persons in our lives  as sources of wisdom and inspiration. At the United Nations, International Day of Older Persons 2020 will highlight the role of the health care workforce in contributing to the health of older persons, with special recognition of the nursing profession, and a primary focus on the role of women - who are relatively undervalued and, in most cases, inadequately compensated.

 To learn more about the UN theme, focus, and background for this International Day, including interviews with vibrant centenarians, visit https://www.un.org/en/observances/older-persons-day 

 You may also want to join the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the UN International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN), when UN officials and leaders in the field of ageing and elsewhere will address the call to action for a Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday October 1st.   You can register here https://bit.ly/2XWwLmH

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