ENOC hon­ours the elderly as part of ‘Year of Zayed’ ini­tia­tive

ENOC Group cel­e­brated the In­ter­na­tional Day for Older Per­sons, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Beit Al Khair So­ci­ety, as part of the na­tion’s ‘Year of Zayed’ ini­tia­tive

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ENOC has cre­ated a new ac­tiv­ity each month for this ini­tia­tive and the theme for Oc­to­ber is the ‘Month of Val­ues’.

ENOC Group em­ploy­ees vis­ited the Se­nior Hap­pi­ness Cen­ter run by Dubai Health Au­thor­ity, along with vol­un­teers from Beit Al Khair So­ci­ety, and or­gan­ised a se­ries of in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­i­ties for the elderly.

Ac­cord­ing to the UN, al­most 700mn peo­ple are now over the age of 60 and an es­ti­mated 2bn peo­ple, which is 20% of the world’s pop­u­la­tion will be 60, or older by 2050.

As a re­sult, The In­ter­na­tional Day for Older Per­sons has been an­nounced and is held ev­ery year on 1 Oc­to­ber, to en­cour­age an in­clu­sive­ness and in­te­gra­tion of older mem­bers into the lo­cal com­mu­nity through ini­ti­at­ing pro­grammes that can en­able them to be­come par­tic­i­pat­ing mem­bers of the com­mu­nity.

ENOC teamed up with Beit Al Khair So­ci­ety and vis­ited the Se­niors’ Hap­pi­ness Cen­ter run by Dubai Health Au­thor­ity.

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