Barking and Dagenham Council celebrates Day of Older Persons | OBLive

To mark International Day of Older Persons, the council hosted a special day of celebrations on Tuesday 2 October, with free events for local elderly people.

The day’s activities started in Barking Town Square, with highlights including live entertainment, information stalls, boccia, and the opportunity to have a free health check.

The theme for this year’s Older People’s Day are – promoting the daily life of an older person, raising the visibility of older people in today’s society, reflecting on the challenges that face older people so that they can equally enjoy the freedom that the younger generation can and