What is the reason World Senior Citizen Day celebrated?

The day was proclaimed through Ronald Reagan, former President of the United States, after he signed an Proclamation on the 19th of August, 1988.

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On the 14th December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 21 August to be World Senior Citizen's Day.

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With his presidential Proclamation, Regan said that seniors have accomplished quite a bit in their lives , and that ordinary people should be grateful for them.

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Every year, the 21st of August is recognized as the World Senior Citizens' Day.

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It is also called National Senior Citizens Day within the United States

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The day is celebrated in order to celebrate the contribution of older people to the human race and honor their contributions to society.

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It is also observed to draw attention to different problems that impact senior citizens.

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For example, health problems and abuse among children regardless of whether they are family members or not.

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