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The new Global AgeWatch Index launches on 1 October 2014.

The Index measures how well 96 countries are supporting their older populations.

Last year Sweden topped the Index. Who is it this year and where will your country come?

Be among the first to know. Sign up for an email alert containing a link to the 2014 Index on 1 October.

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Working with older people: Practical guidelines

Download our practical guidelinesDo you work with older people in the developing world? Need practical information on how to tailor programmes to older people's needs?

We have new practical guidelines for programme managers and people working with older people, drawing on experience in the HelpAge network.

Please use the guidelines for your own work, training or as a basis for producing more detailed, locally relevant materials.

The guidelines cover topics including emergencies, HIV and AIDS, rights and advocacy and health and care.


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