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Carta de Derechos de las Personas Mayores (Bill of Rights for the Elderly)

Argentina Ministry of Social Development Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Argentina February 2011 Legislation/regulation elderly care, human rights, quality care

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La atención de los Mayores se constituye en responsabilidad prioritaria del Estado Nacional, a través de políticas específicas que garanticen su independencia, participación, cuidado, autorrealización y dignidad. Es así como los derechos de los mayores se convierten en un eje clave en la agenda de la actual gestión de gobierno. En el ámbito de la Secretaría Nacional de Niñez, Adolescencia y Familia trabajamos día a día para garantizar un sistema integral de atención, para mejorar la calidad de vida de los adultos mayores.

The care of the Elderly constitutes primary responsibility of the State, through specific policies to ensure their independence, participation, care, self-fulfillment and dignity. Thus the rights of the elderly has become a key hub in the agenda of the current government. In the area of ​​the National Secretariat for Children, Youth and Family we work every day to ensure a comprehensive system of care to improve the quality of life of older adults.

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