Celebrate International Day of Older Persons October 1, 2020
This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations and the 30th Anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP). We thank those municipalities and organizations who are taking part in celebrating positive age and honoring the older adults in communities across Alberta on October 1, 2020:
- Alberta Ministry of Seniors & Housing – performing a flag raising and speech by Minister Pon
- City of Medicine Hat & Chinook Village
- City of Cold Lake
- Fishing Lake Metis Settlement – hosting a tea event to celebrate older persons on October 1
- M.D of Pincher Creek No. 9
- M.D of Smoky River No.130
- County of Forty Mile No. 8
- Northern Sunrise County
- M.D of Ranchland No. 66
- Town of Morinville – Community Services – hosting the “Seniors Expo That Didn’t Go”; personally inviting seniors to come get a swag bag
- Town of Barrhead
- Town of Ponoka
- Town of Drayton Valley
- Town of Bentley
- ThirdAction Film Festival featuring a free screening of “The Age of Love” October 1. Register here.
- Age Friendly Edmonton will be sharing a video on October 1 showcasing former Poet Laureate, Alice Major, reading a refreshed version of “Gift Of Age“.
- Westend Seniors Activity Centre hosting a day of activities on October 1st. Local dignitaries will be in attendance. For more information, click here.
Click here for more information on how you can get involved!