Teaching a digital skill to the elderly /campaign "I Can; "It's never too late to learn

The head of the Secretariat of the National Council of the Elderly, referring to the "fair learning of digital technology for all ages", named the national slogan of the Day of the Elderly, "public invitation to teach a digital skill to the elderly in the form of media campaign and it is never too late to learn."

According to the report of Public Relations and International Affairs, "Hesamuddin Allameh", the head of the Secretariat of the National Council of the Elderly, on the eve of the International Day of the Elderly, coincides with October 1, the beginning of the public invitation to teach a digital skill to the elderly. "It's never too late to learn!" He announced and said: in the years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, due to the increase in health and welfare services and the promotion of social welfare, the increase in life expectancy at birth increased from 57 years to more than 75 years.

The head of the Secretariat of the National Council of the Elderly, referring to the rising trend of the phenomenon of aging following the decline in marriage and fertility rate in recent years, said: It is estimated that within the next 22 years, 20% and up to the next 35 years, one third of Iran's population will be elderly.

He continued: "Considering the notification and public access to the National Document for the Elderly and the occurrence of the corona epidemic, which has caused increasing attention to the elderly, an opportunity has been provided to achieve the goals of this document, including maintaining honor and dignity." Elderly, creating the necessary conditions for self-care and dignified care in the family, full coverage of various types of insurance and easy access to the necessary services and support, upgrading skills and abilities and benefiting from the accumulation of experiences to increase social participation and training a healthy lifestyle to achieve To healthy and dynamic aging, a special focus should be placed on the subject of aging and presenting its challenges and solutions.

At the end, Allameh declared "Fair use of digital technology for all ages" as the national slogan of the Day of the Elderly and reminded: The idea of holding a media campaign of "I can; "It's never too late to learn!" With the aim of teaching the skills of using digital technology to the elderly to perform daily life activities, especially electronic shopping and video communication, it came to our minds.

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