National Seniors Day


October 1 is National Seniors Day.

The Government of Canada is proud to pay tribute to the seniors who have helped build our country and continue to make valuable contributions to Canadian communities, workplaces and society.

National Seniors Day is an occasion for all Canadians to appreciate and celebrate seniors. Below you will find tips and resources to celebrate the day and commemorate the seniors in your life.

National Seniors Day Celebration Tool Kit

There are lots of ways for individuals, community groups, schools, employers and families to celebrate National Seniors Day. Whether you are planning an event or simply meeting a senior for coffee, our Celebration Tool Kit will help you make the most of the day. The products and ideas below are merely a start. No matter how you choose to celebrate, your message will be heard—and appreciated!

To get the Celebration Tool Kit please click here.


Celebrate National Seniors Day!

The Grand River Council on Aging would love to hear from  you!  If you or your group are planning an activity or event to mark this day of celebration, please let us know.  We would be happy to include the story of how or who you chose to celebrate.  Please contact Kathy Poirier at or call at 519-754-0777 ext. 438 



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