International Day of Older Persons Quotes, Wishes, WhatsApp Status, Theme, Significance

Bhubaneswar: On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October as the International Day of Older Persons.

2021 Theme: Digital Equity for All Ages
The 2021 theme “Digital Equity for All Ages” affirms the need for access and meaningful participation in the digital world by older persons.

Objectives of UNIDOP 2021:

  • To bring awareness of the importance of digital inclusion of older persons, while tackling stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination associated with digitalization, taking into account sociocultural norms and the right to autonomy.
  • To highlight policies to leverage digital technologies for full achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).
  • To address public and private interests, in the areas of availability, connectivity, design, affordability, capacity building, infrastructure, and innovation.
  • To explore the role of policies and legal frameworks to ensure privacy and safety of older persons in the digital world.
  • To highlight the need for a legally binding instrument on the rights of older persons and an intersectional person-centered human rights approach for a society for all ages.

On the occasion, here are some Quotes and Wishes to share with others.

“Seniors are the ones who bring out the best in you but not the stress in you.”

“A pretty face gets old, a nice body will change but a good woman will always remain a good woman.”

“Old age takes away what we have inherited and gives us back what we have earned.”

“Be young and stupid today in order to be old and wise tomorrow! Spread love on this International Day of Older Persons!”

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.

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