World Senior Citizens Day 2023: History, Importance, Motive and Wishes

World Senior Citizens Day is commemorated on August 21 to respect the contributions of older people, honour them, and address the challenges they face in the society

it is critically important to know the history behind the day, the importance and the reason for observing this day.

In 1988, President Reagan gave a proclamation announcing August 21st as National Senior Citizens Day in the US.

it matches with the birthday of former US President Benjamin Harrison, a respectable senior citizens' rights advocate.