International Day of Older Persons

Smile! Oct. 1 Is Our Day the World Over

Posted on 10/1/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin TodayWithin 10 years, there will be a billion people 60 and older on the planet, up from about 600 million today. By 2030, there will be more people over 60 than under 10. Welcome to the brave, old world. These are a couple of the reasons we’re taking note of the 23rd Annual “International Day of Older Persons” on Oct. 1. As the world struggles to keep up with aging populations, this special day may draw some needed attention to a …