Older Persons Month: Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions

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The Hon. Frankie Campbell, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development is pictured at the podium, and also as he took a few moments to greet 104-year-old Abigail Poitier-Rolle, and Pat Moxey of Pat's Senior Citizen's Home. (BIS Photos/Raymond A. Bethel, Sr.)

The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development and the National Council on Older Persons held a press conference Thursday at the Ministry to announce activities to celebrate Older Persons Month 2018, under the theme “Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions,” to be observed in October.

Among activities are a church service, a picnic, a workshop, and a Nation Builder’s Award ceremony.  The month is used to celebrate the older citizens of the country and let them know they too are loved and respected by the people of the nation and the government.

 

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