Age Demands Action in South Africa. (c) MUSAAge Demands Action

Older activists come together

Age Demands Action is campaigning for a UN convention on the rights of older people; but what does this mean for activists?

For the first time, older activists from around the world shared their campaigns successes and challenges.

We learnt about the importance of context, engaging young people, working with the media and the issues that are important to older people.

Find out about the ADA Steering Group!

Typhoon Haiyan: One year on

Since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines a year ago, we've worked with local partners and older men and women to help over 150,000 people.

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.

Global AgeWatch Index 2014

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