International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2009. The theme this year is: “Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Older Persons: Towards a Society for All Ages”.
- Message of the Secretary-General
- AARP Statement by Barry Band, CEO
- Press Release, 7 October 2009
- New York commemoration
- Geneva commemoration
- Photos of the Event
- UN Radio’s Alicia Wood talked to Dr. John Beard, Director of the Department of Aging and Life Course with the World Health Organization in Geneva about the importance of valuing the elderly.