Important Dates

Caregiver Recognition Day
  • The first Tuesday in April is proclaimed as Caregiver Recognition Day in Manitoba. Caregiver Recognition Day is an important day to increase awareness of the valuable contributions made by all caregivers and reach out to caregivers in your family, workplace or community.
Seniors and Elders Day/Month
  • Each October, many communities in Manitoba participate in Seniors and Elders Month by hosting an event to celebrate seniors. Events highlight intergenerational relationships, recognition of volunteers and promotion of active living.
  • Seniors' and Elders' Month Proclamation PDF
Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards
  • The Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards promote positive images of aging by showcasing the contributions of older Manitobans.
  • If you require further information, please contact the Seniors and Healthy Aging at 204-945-6565 or 1-800-665-6565.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was proclaimed in Manitoba on June 15th, 2006 and is recognized each year. It provides an opportunity to increase awareness about the abuse of older adults. For more information and resources to plan a WEAAD event, please visit