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International Day of Older Persons - 1 October

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International Day of Older Persons - 1 October

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About the Day

On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.

http://www.un.org/en/events/olderpersonsday/

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Theme of 2012
“Longevity: Shaping the Future”
The theme of the 2012 commemoration is “Longevity: Shaping the Future”. Ageing and health was also the theme of this year's World Health Day on 7 April. These themes focus on how healthy behaviours throughout life can help older men and women lead full and productive lives and be a resource for their families and communities.

Older People - New Power for Development



Providing power for the family, community cycles

"Ageing is a development issue. Healthy older persons are a resource for their families, their communities and the economy."

WHO Brasilia declaration on healthy ageing, 1996.

Source for the picture:
http://www.who.int/ageing/events/idop_rationale/en/index.html

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Narayana Rao - 24 Sep 2011


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