World Senior Citizen's Day 2020: Know the importance, history of, and how to celebrate this day
Hello friends, today is World Senior Citizen’s Day. On 21 August, International Senior Citizen’s Day recognizes the achievements of the more mature representatives of our nation. This day provides an opportunity to show our appreciation for their dedication, achievements, and services throughout their life.
What is the history of the World Senior Citizen's Day:
The date of World Senior Citizen’s Day started in the year 1988. Former US President Ronald Reagan officially established and designated World Senior Citizens’ Day. The day was devoted to older adults and their issues. On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly announced the observance of World Senior Citizens’ Day on 21 August the following year.
What is the importance of the World Senior Citizen's Day:
This is an important day to remind the government of older persons’ commitment to welfare. This day is intended for the elderly and people of all ages to help them end hunger and poverty. World Senior Citizen Day is celebrated to commemorate older persons. Elders sacrifice their lives to nurture their relationships and provide selfless service.
Spend time with elders at your home:
Spend some time with your elders, you know, tell them that they have been appreciated and loved. It can be a good day to volunteer at the retirement home. Share your smile with people who may not get any visitors today.
Senior people deserve the honor:
Our seniors are pioneers in science, medicine, psychology, civil rights, and more. Their communities make a better place through valuable contributions, and they deserve respect, and dignity earns an achievement. The day encourages senior citizens to live their lives as fully and as freely as possible.