Day: September 16, 2019

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Respect for the Aged Day

Today we celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. This holiday, known in Japan as “Keiro no Hi,” was originally created to celebrate and honor the elderly in Japan. Over time the holiday gained worldwide recognition and became a national holiday in 1966. Since 2003, Respect for the Aged Day has been celebrated on the third Monday of September. Here are five ways to celebrate Respect for the Aged Day: Visit your elders! Visit your parents and grandparents and let them know how much you appreciate them. Connect with those you cannot visit in person. Write a letter, send a message,…