1 October is the International Day of the Elderly. Each year a number of arrangements is held. According to the committee of department of labour, employment and social security of Mogilev regional executive committee, the arrangements are held in compliance with agenda worked out in each district of the region.
People over 90 and 100 years old are to be visited and congratulated. Institutions and organisations everywhere get financial and humanitarian assistance, the needy elderly are to be supplied with vegetables. Trade fairs selling agricultural production are to be held in all districts.
Mercy Week is being held in all districts of the region; it includes charitable actions “Care”, “Veteran lives nearby”, “A life-long road”, “No life lived in vain”, “Our pioneer care – to you”, etc.
The committee of department of labour, employment and social security of Mogilev regional executive committee stressed that no elderly person is to stay without attention.