Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) will be celebrating the International Day of Older Persons on Wednesday 1st Oct. The theme this year is the 24th commemoration of the International Day of Older Persons “Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All”.. There is more information available on the official UN website
Quoted by the Barbados Association of Retired Persons the event:
- acknowledges the achievements of our senior citizens in creating a nation that we are proud to call home.celebrates our seniors as resources, not as burdens on our society.
- will continue to raise awareness on the opportunities and challenges of our rapidly ageing society to ensure that no one is left behind.
- will continue to be the voice of seniors and promote the development of practices and policies that improve the lives and dignity of older persons.