elderly

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  • UNDP supports Isfahan to become age-friendly city 2019-10-08 19:22

    UNFPA supports Isfahan to become age-friendly city

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Municipality of Isfahan on Tuesday to support Isfahan for becoming an age-friendly city to better meet the needs of its older residents.

  • ‘Iran to have oldest population in region by 2050’ 2019-09-28 18:43

    ‘Iran to have oldest population in region by 2050’

    TEHRAN – Iran will be home to the largest aging population in the region by the next three decades due to the large proportion of citizens aged over 35 years who are expected to be over 65 years old by 2050, the deputy health minister said.

  • Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend? 2019-05-19 19:57

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend?

    TEHRAN – Many demographers believe that Iran’s population has started to decline more sharply, one point to consider, however, is that Iran’s population growth rate is similar to today’s world average but substantially lower than its peak a few decades earlier.

  • Nationwide multi-sport event organized for the elderly  2019-02-16 11:56

    Nationwide multi-sport event organized for the elderly 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s national retirement fund will hold a nationwide multi-sport event in the Iranian calendar month of Ordibehesht (April 21-May 21), YJC reported on Friday. 

  • 700,000 add to Iran’s aging population annually 2018-12-23 21:26

    700,000 add to Iran’s aging population annually

    TEHRAN – The older person’s population will grow three-fold within the next 30 years in Iran, as some 700,000 people are added to the aging population of over 60 each year, head of the secretariat national council of the elderly has said.

  • Ministry of Health to implement plans responding elderly unmet needs 2018-10-28 09:50

    Ministry of Health to implement plans meeting elderly’s needs

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health is developing and implementing various short-term and long-term plans to respond to the needs of elderly citizens, deputy health minister for nursing has said.

  • A senior is playing a game where she is carrying a basket of plastic balls on her head over the “first round of elderly vitality competition”. 2018-07-26 10:19

    ‘The elderly in Tehran doubles national average’

    TEHRAN — The elderly living in the city of Tehran are twice as many as those living in the whole country, Tehran district 22 mayor Ali Nozarpour has said.

  • A group of seniors are playing on the sidelines of a gathering on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Older Persons on October 6, here in Tehran. 2017-11-19 20:26

    ‘Houses of hope’, the elderly hangouts in Iran

    TEHRAN —‘Houses of hope’ are cultural and social institutions in Iran for the seniors to hang out and make new friends with those who share the same interest.

  • The elderly gather, play group games 2017-10-07 18:10

    The elderly gather, play group games

    TEHRAN — A crowd of senior Tehrani citizens gathered together, walked in groups and played group games at Tehran Theater Complex on Friday.