August 21 is observed as World Senior Citizen’s Day to acknowledge the contribution of elders to society as it only adds to their inclusiveness in society and growth.

Let us have a look at World Senior Citizen’s Day, its history, significance, some famous quotes, and wishes.

World Senior Citizen’s Day Quotes

On World Senior Citizen’s Day, we must appreciate the senior citizens for their dedication, accomplishments, and work for the welfare and support senior citizens.

To care for those who once cared for us is one of the biggest honors.

The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind. – William Wordsworth

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young. – Oscar Wilde

After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity. – Charlie Gonzalez

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.”- Mark Twain

“Old Age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”- Theodore Roosevelt

“Education is the best provision for old age.”- Aristotle

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”- Les Brown

“Old age is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.”- Confucius

“Aging is not “lost youth” but a new stage of opportunity and strength.”- Betty Friedan

“Old age is not a disease – it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials, and illnesses.”Maggie Kuhn

“The good thing about being old is not being young.”- Stephen Richards

“To make an elderly person happy is the noblest act a young person can ever do!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

World Senior Citizen’s Day Wishes

World Senior Citizen’s Day is dedicated to the senior citizens and is observed on August 21 every year across the world. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the issues that affect older adults.

Happy Senior Citizens Day to all those grandparents who take their grandson out for an ice cream every day! Cheers to them.

“Always respect the senior citizens not only because they are elder to us but they are far more experienced and truly make the best teachers in the world!!!”

Senior Citizens act as human umbrellas in our lives protecting and shielding us whenever needed. Happy World Senior Citizens Day.

Every old and wise people you meet today were once young and crazy and hence they know the realms of life a lot better. Make the senior citizen’s day grand for your beloved elder.

The aim of this Senior Citizens Day is to make sure that none of us makes them feel as if they are a burden on us. Treat them right and love them.

If you ever want to get the best in you while keeping apart the stress then you should be connecting with a Senior Citizen, they have this magic! Happy Senior Citizens Day.

Senior Citizens can be all dependent upon you and you need to make sure that they are taken the right care of! Happy Senior Citizens Day.

Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an intrinsic vitality of which youth is incapable, precisely, the balance and wisdom that come from long perspectives and broad foundations. Happy Senior Citizens Day!

Having a senior citizen at home is truly essential. They can be the best guides for life due to the immense experience they hold about the various walks of life. Happy Senior Citizens Day!

Every elder you disregard today, remember the fact that you shall become old too, and then you shall be treated in the same way because karma spares none!

Age is wisdom if one has lived one’s life properly. Happy Senior Citizens Day!

Happy Senior Citizens Day to all those elders who make life a lot wiser for us. We are glad to have you with us and want you forever.

We are so grateful to our elders and we love them so much. Have a happy World Senior Citizens Day!

Don’t just count your years, make your years count. Happy Senior Citizen’s Day!

Senior citizens are like the pillars of our society and also our lives as they support us with their wisdom, knowledge, and love. Have a happy World Senior Citizen’s Day.

The longer we live the more beautiful life becomes. Happy Senior Citizen’s Day!

World Senior Citizen’s Day history

World Senior Citizen’s Day was officially founded by Ronald Reagan, former President of the United States of America, after he had signed Proclamation on August 19, 1988.

On December 14, 1990, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed to observe 21 August as World Senior Citizens Day.

In his Presidential Proclamation, Ronald Regan said, “For all that, they have achieved throughout their lives and for all that they continue to do, we owe our gratitude and sincere greetings to our senior citizens”

World Senior Citizen’s Day Messages

The recognition of National Senior citizens Day is the perfect way to celebrate these contributions and remind seniors that they are an important and vital part of our country.

Live your life and forget your age. Happy Senior Citizens Day!

The longer we live the more beautiful life becomes. Happy Senior Citizens Day!

Life teaches us many lessons, however, with the help of an elder, these lessons become a lot easier! Love elder people. Happy Senior Citizens Day!

The touch and essence of an elder beside you is one of the best and secure feelings you can ever have. 

They bring the best in you, not the stress in you.

“Wisdom is not easy and accumulates in small quantities, some gray hair on your head is the small price you have to pay for it, and so you always respect the elderly.”

Best slogan for the World Day of Senior Citizens

 “Not only do you get a bit of oldie but at the same time, you’re also sliding a bit, because old is gold.”

 “Your years are not counted in your life, but what is counted is the life you’ve added to your years.”

 “After so many years of hard work, senior citizens have to retreat with dignity and smile on their faces.”

“Life is a journey and you should always take pride in having such a long and beautiful journey. Happy Senior Citizens Day.”

If life is a challenge then you are the hero because only real life heroes fight and survive bright and happy at 80. Thanks for being so inspiring for generations to come. Happy World Senior Citizen Day.

 World Senior Citizen Day is a very special day as it celebrates the senior generation who has always worked hard to make our lives better…. Best wishes on World Senior Citizen Day.

When I look at you, I am inspired to be a better human and a more hard working soul because you have made age just a number and life an inspiration. Happy World Senior Citizen Day.

Life is precious and you motivate us to make the best and most of it. Thanks for being so amazing so inspire so many like us. Wishing you a very Happy World Senior Citizen Day to you.

This World Senior Citizen’s Day, initiate a conversation with the elderly people in your life. Show them that you love them and care for them.This World Senior Citizen’s Day, thank your elderly parents and grandparents for the sacrifices they made for you.

Happy World Senior Citizen’s Day!

How to Celebrate Senior Citizens’ Day?

Spend time in a retirement/nursing home

Contact an older family member

Have fun

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By Sadaf

Sadaf is a Social Media Blogger. She writes about inspirational and educative quotes.

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