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16:21 | Sep 30 | 2014

Decade of Older Persons Starts in Yakutsk

 October 1-10 Decade of Older Persons "Glorify the golden age" will be held in Yakutsk dedicated to the International Day of Older Persons. The campaign aims to draw public attention to the problems of senior citizens.

In the framework of the decade there will be a variety of activities to support and provide practical assistance to people of advanced age. These days will be organized open days in the city clinics, departments of social protection and pension funds, preferential service in hairdressing salons and baths, theaters and other cultural centers.

The action plan includes concerts, themed nights, meetings of schoolchildren and young people with veterans, honoring the veterans. Subdivisions of the City Administration, councils of districts and suburbs, veteran’s councils, enterprises and organizations of the city are going to take active part in the events.

Grand opening of the Decade will take place on October 1 at 14.00 in the Opera and Ballet Theatre, which will host the II Republican Forum of Veterans and Pensioners.

Source: Yakutsk.rf