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Thursday, 10/01/09, Public Square

39older-peoples-day-2009International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year.

The holiday is celebrated by raising awareness about issues affecting the elderly, such as senescence and elder abuse. It is also a day to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society.

Merriam-Webster:  senescence (noun) — the state of being old : the process of becoming old

I expect a little respect today!  How about YOU?  🙂

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