International Day of
Courtesy, Humanity's Older Persons Around the World!
Though 'Youthful Years' may
seem long, long ago . . .
know how to gracefully grow.
Older Persons know how to wisely live.
Of good advice, Older Persons
can surely give.
can be a compass to guide . . .
Older Persons can lead in sure stride.
Youth can learn from
who are our aged and seasoned
“Trees of Wisdom”
who surely know . . . and can
surely show the
wise and prudent way to go.
- EPAHA Foundation -
UN Secretary-General's 2020 Message
International Day of Older Persons
Video Courtesy, United Nations ESCAP
The 2020 Theme aims to:
Inform participants about the strategic objectives for the Decade of Healthy Ageing.
Raise awareness of the special health needs of older persons and of their contributions to their own health and to the functioning of the societies in which they live.
Increase awareness and appreciation of the role of the health care workforce in maintaining and improving the health of older persons, with special attention to the nursing profession.
Present proposals for reducing the health disparities between older persons in the developed and developing countries, so as to “Leave no one behind”.
Increase understanding of the impact of COVID-19 on older persons and its impact on health care policy, planning, and attitudes.
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Courtesy, THE NGO COMMITTEE ON AGEING
EPACHA's Special Tribute to . . .
Around the World!
Are you considering the needs
of the many millions of
around the world . . .
Who were once little boys
Are you honoring "Older Persons"
showing gratitude as you should . . .
. . . in your Nations / Countries –
in your families and local
Are you aware of the many
arduous pathways that
have labored to pave
so that we who are younger
can have a much better life?
Do you know of the
h i s t o r i c b a t t l e s . . .
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and many, many
s a c r i f i c e s . . .
with honor did brave
U.S.A. - Veterans Day
Let’s now ask ourselves
a most important
“Toward Older Persons . . .
How do we behave?”
Do we treat elderly
with deserving kindness?
Do we treat them with utmost respect?
Or do we carelessly cast them aside
to utter poverty and neglect?
Do we abandon them to homelessness?
Do we ever think about their
Do we provide proper medical care?
Do we think about their loneliness?
Do we make them Happy . . .
Or do we make them cry . . .
. . . with sorrowful tears and sufferings
until they die.
Do you know that
“Humanity as a whole”
have a responsibility to . . .
in every place
Around the World?!
From generation-to-generation . . .
little girls and little boys
grow-up to be . . .
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So let’s all begin to make
some quality noise!
It’s time to let our voices be heard in
every place loud and clear . . .
for the safety, health and
overall well-being of . . .
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Learn more about . . .
"International Day of Older Persons"
on the following United Nations web page:
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