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Tapping into talents of older persons can boost Global Goals, says UN on International Day - UN News Centre

On the International Day of Older Persons, the United Nations is urging the world to tap into the often overlooked contributions of older persons, and calling for integrated care to improve well-being and ensure they have the opportunity to contribute ...and more »

Asia's Older People Are Key Players in the Global Development Agenda - The Diplomat

As the proportion of the older persons across the Asia-Pacific region increases exponentially, we must seek out new and innovative approaches to turn this demographic trend into an opportunity to be harnessed to help achieve the ambitious targets of ...and more »

Here are some ways to stay healthy and active as we age - Malay Mail Online

AFP picNEW YORK, Sept 30 ― Tomorrow, October 1 marks the UN's International Day of Older Persons, which aims to raise awareness of how vital older people are as a part of the community and break down age discrimination. With this year focusing on ...and more »

WHO: Good Health Care for Older Persons Falling Short Globally - Voice of America

To mark the International Day of the Older Person, the World Health Organization is calling for a new, integrated approach to meet the health needs of an aging population. By mid-century, the World Health Organization reports one in five people in the ...and more »

Older persons in Iran grow 1.5-fold in a decade - Tehran Times

TEHRAN — Census reports indicate that the number of persons, aged 60 years or older, has increased by 1.5-fold over the past decade (2006-2016) in Iran. In 2006, some 5.1 million people were 60 or older, but the number rose to 6.1 million in 2011 and ...and more »

In Photos: A look into Delhi's old age homes on International Day of Older Persons - Catch News

Not everyone is lucky enough to make it to old age, yet old age is only kind to a lucky few. For others, illness as well as fading bodies and minds make it harder to cope with each passing day. As a result, the elderly need a lot of love and care from ...and more »

Govt seeks to better protect seniors - SBS

The Turnbull government is spending $15 million in pursuit of better protecting senior Australians from abuse. Updated Updated 1 October 2017. The Turnbull government has used International Day of Older Persons to announce a suite of measures to better ...and more »

International Day of Older Persons: 'We care for you' - Eastern Mirror

An elderly citizen cutting a cake with Neithonuo Liegise during the celebration of International Day of Older Person at Kohima on Oct. 1. (EM Images). Kohima, Oct. 1 (EMN): Joining the world in honouring its elderly, a state-level celebration of ...and more »

Social Development Ministry marks Int'l Day of Older Persons - Jordan Times

AMMAN — On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons, which is annually celebrated on October 1, the Ministry of Social Development is presenting care services to the elderly and issuing licences for elderly houses, the Jordan News Agency ...and more »

Nagaland observes International Day of Older Persons - Morung Express

Our Correspondent Kohima | October 1. Nagaland today observed the International Day of Older Persons across the state under the aegis of the Department of Social Welfare, Nagaland. In a state level programme held here at Red Cross Building under the ...and more »