Important Dates

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 2018 PDF
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.
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 www.weaadmanitoba.ca.