Seniors’ And Elders’ Month Proclaimed In Manitoba

October 1, 2007

The province has proclaimed October as Seniors and Elders Month in Manitoba and today, on the International Day of Older Persons, Health Minister Theresa Oswald celebrated the accomplishments and contributions of seniors at the MTS Centre during a Seniors’ and Elders’ Day Community Committee of Winnipeg event with the theme Older Manitobans: Pioneers of our Times.

Seniors and Elders Month is an opportunity for all of us to recognize and celebrate the past, present and ongoing contributions of older Manitobans throughout the province, said Oswald. Manitoba is committed to assisting older Manitobans in improving their quality of life and remaining a part of the communities they have built.

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  1. 1 Dennis Trotter 2009 September 18 at 10:19 am

    I have always admired the American Indian cultures for their reverence of their elders. We treat our seniors like shit. After working their whole lives and contributing to our society, they get pushed aside. Seniors’ and Elders’ Month is long overdue.


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