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Older People’s Day

By 2030 the number of people in the UK aged 60 or over is estimated to increase to 20 million. Older People’s Day, celebrated on 1 October each year celebrates the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and aims to tackle negative attitudes and stereotypes.

The Guide to Healthy Ageing developed by NHS England, in partnership with Age UK, Public Health England, and the Chief Fire Officer’s Association with older people themselves, is designed to help people stay well for longer, by providing hints and tips on how to keep fit and independent. Find out more and join the conversation about Older People’s Day using #OlderPeoplesDay.