Mon February 27, 2017

Senior Citizens Day 2017, 2018


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Group of seniors out on streets having fun

Senior Citizens Day is held annually on August 21st, which is a day to recogonize the contributions older people have made and continue to make to our society.

Celebration\ Observance

The day is celebrated by giving thanks and possibly providing support to older people in our communitites. Also to recognize the achievements and contirbutions senior citizens have made. Families will often provide a gift or have some sort of celebration focused around the seniors they have in their family. Senior Citizens Day is not a federal national holiday but rather an observance to recognize and be supportive of our senior citizens.

History

Under then President Ronald Regan in 1988, he declared August 21st of each year to be Senior Citizens Day. Prior to 1988 when the day was created, some people already celebrared a similiar day on August 14 as Senior Day because thats the day Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935.

Days till Senior Citizens Day 2017

There are 175 days until the celebration/observance of Senior Citizens Day 2017.

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