Ministry of Local Government (MLG)
Day of the Elderly
20/10/11
The People's Ministry will commemorate Day of the Elderly in Serowe 

The Department of Social Services under the Ministry of Local Government will be celebrating and commemorating the Day of the Elderly which its theme is ‘’Launch of Madrid +10: The growing opportunities and challenges of global ageing’’.

In Setswana is ‘’Tshimologo ya Madrid +10: Go gola ga ditshono le dikgwetlo tsa bagodi lefatshe ka bophara’’.

The commemoration will be held at Serowe village on Saturday, the 5th of November 2011.

The objectives of Day are:

  • To raise awareness on the existence of the elderly people and their rights.
  • To receive feedback from the elderly on challenges posed by the phenomenon of aging, their experiences and how they can be addressed.
  • To create a sense of compassion and inclusiveness for the elderly in our society.
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