International Day for the elderly is wished to all seniors. After a lifetime of
taking care of your homes, families and growing our community, we are honored
to celebrate you today, though you deserve so much more. Your willingness to
pass on your knowledge and your wisdom to the younger generation and the
generations to come has led to the growth and development of our nation. Keep
on living a vibrant life, enjoying every day the blessings of a long life.
We are living
in a time, that our senior's health is most at risk, due to COVID-19 and the
way it impacts the elderly. It is therefore important that we continue to
commit to pursuing policies that ensure inclusivity, and the health and safety
of our most vulnerable in our community; our seniors.
community, continue to care for each senior as you would your own kin. Spend
time and listen to their stories as they treasure the memories of their youth.
If you are going to the grocery store, call and ask a senior if they need
anything. Find out how you can be a helping hand to your senior neighbors and
relatives or ask them if they need of a prescription filled at the local
pharmacy. Always pay it forward because we owe our seniors everything.
To all civil
society organizations, White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation WYCCF, all the
caregivers, family and friends, thank you for the time, fun, activities, food
and love you give to our elderly every day. Your dedication to our elderly is
As I mentioned
to a couple of spunky ladies celebrating with their peers at the Senior
Citizens Recreational Center in Hope Estate today, “I want to be just like you
when I grow up. Stay active and celebrate every minute of your lives!”
International Day for the Elderly!