as well as the International Day of Older Persons
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“[Translation] On behalf of the entire Résidences Soleil family, we wish all of you a spectacular National Seniors Day and International Day of Older Persons!” – Eddy Savoie
“The future we want: what older persons are saying”
This theme for the year 2013 was chosen by the UN “to draw attention to the efforts of older persons, civil society organizations, United Nations organizations and Member States to place the issue of ageing on the international development agenda.”
A few historical links:
The Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing, adopted during the 1982 World Assembly on Ageing (formerly the World Assembly on the Elderly).
October 1, proclaimed the International Day of Older Persons by the General Assembly of 1990.
The United Nations Principles for Older Persons, adopted during the 1991 General Assembly.
The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, adopted during the second World Assembly on Ageing, held in 2002.