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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 »

International Day of Older Persons 2017: How seniors can stay healthy and active - The Sun Daily

SUNDAY, Oct 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 encouraging seniors to continue to use ...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 »

Free bus rides for senior citizens today - Daily News & Analysis

In a move that will gladden the hears of Delhi's senior citizens, the government has announced free bus rides for senior citizens for one day. The move comes on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons on October 1 on Sunday. In a ...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 »

International Day of Older Persons - (press release)

International Day of Older Persons Seniors Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the United Nation's International Day of Older Persons being marked around the world today. The theme of this year's International Day is 'Stepping into the Future': tapping ...and more »

Age discrimination: 'Few care about elderly' - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Rights of senior citizens are flouted with rampant abandon in the country with around 20 per cent of aged people struggling with their everyday basic needs such as food and shelter, a national level research study said. It further discovered ...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 »

Ujjain: Free medical camp for senior citizens on Older Persons Day - Free Press Journal

Ujjain: City administration, department of happiness and social justice and disability welfare department jointly conducted a free medical camp for senior citizens to mark International Day for Older Persons on Sunday. Thirty-eight elderly were ...and more »