UN International Day of Older Persons is celebrated on 1st October. Trust Cradle in collaboration with WHO had organized an event in 2014. The aim was to draw the attention to rapid increase in proportions of older persons in society.
The theme of the event was the inclusion of older person in all aspects of the society who are dependent on others for their daily living. The vent focused on envisioning a new paradigm that aligns demographic ageing with economic and social growth and protect the human rights of older persons.
The event had a seminar cum panel discussion with three hundred older persons, media personalities, political leaders, planners and administrators. There were other side activities as well which were highly appreciated such as: