United Nations International Day of Older Persons October 1
On October 1, join Alberta Council on Aging as we recognize and celebrate older persons for what they have contributed in the past, present and future.
The theme of “The Resilience and Contributions of Older Women” serves as a hallmark and reminder of the significant role older women play in traversing global challenges and contributing to their solutions with resilience and fortitude.
What can you do?
- Declare International Day of Older Persons in your community
- Celebrate with a flag raising, tea, lunch, or an afternoon of local entertainment
- Invite a speaker to your event or be a speaker at an event
- Request a free educational workshop on Let’s Stop Ageism for any date
- Request a free educational workshop on Recognizing Fraud for any date
- Request a free educational workshop on Living Strong for any date
- Make your own personal declaration for International Day of Older Persons
- Raise awareness of the importance of improved world-wide data collection, disaggregated by age and gender
- Call on member states, UN entities, UN Women, and civil society to include older women in the center of all policies, ensuring gender equality as described in the Secretary-General’s report, Our Common Agenda
- Learn more about the objectives of #UNIDOP2022
For more information on International Day of Older Persons visit: https://www.un.org/en/observances/older-persons-day
Contact Mary Benson 780.423.7781 [email protected]
UN World Wide Event:
“The Resilience of Older Persons
in a Changing World: Highlighting
the Contributions of Older
Virtual Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live
International Day of Older Persons: October 1, 2022