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World Senior Citizens Day 2021

World Senior Citizens’ Day is celebrated on 21 August each year to increasing awareness about the issues that affect the elderly.

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The day also acknowledges the contribution of elders to society as it only adds to their inclusiveness in society and growth. For the unknown, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed on June 15.

On December 14, 1990, the first World Senior Citizens’ Day was proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

However, the first celebration was marked on October 1, 1991. Ideally, it was former President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan who officially founded the World Senior Citizens’ Day.

The World Senior Citizens’ Day is a great occasion to remind the government of its promises to take measures for the welfare of the senior citizens. It is important to ensure that along with not facing abuses, they are able to avail benefits from different government schemes.

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