On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons.
International Day of Older Persons 2022 Theme: Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World.
The overall umbrella theme for the United Nations International Day of Older Persons in 2022 is “Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World.” This theme will be celebrated by the NGO Committees on Ageing in New York, Geneva and Vienna – each with a unique and complementary approach to the overall theme. See below for more information.
- To highlight the resilience of older women in the face of environmental, social, economic and lifelong inequalities.
- To raise awareness of the importance of improved world-wide data collection, disaggregated by age and gender.
- To 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.
International Day of Older Persons Quotes, Wishes, Messages:
If you ever need valuable advice, ask an older adult because they know a lot better about the world—happy International Day for Older Persons.
When you get old, the old age takes away what you have inherited and gives back what you have earned—happy International Day for Older Persons.
When you get old, you will realize no correct answers; there are just stories—happy International Day for Older Persons.
The older people are wise, always listen to them and cherish them—happy International Day for Older Persons.
The best days of your life are spent in your grandparents’ place, so show them as much love as possible and make them feel special—happy International Day for Older Persons.
Happy Older People Day to those grandparents who are the best storytellers to their grandchildren and their favorite companion.
On the occasion of International Day of Older Persons, I find myself truly blessed with be surrounded with people like you who have so much goodness to share.
This is a beautiful day for older adults. We need to do something for them to feel special and not left out—happy International Day for Older Persons.
They have always been around, even when we did not need them….. Let us be there for them at least when they need us…. Let us always have our elders bless us.
On the occasion of the Day for Older Persons, I pray to God to let us spend time with them, love them and take care of them because they are the reason for all our success and happiness.