(c) HelpAge International action/2015

Bringing old and young together

The action/2015 campaign, which is calling on governments to end poverty and address inequality, launches on 15 January.

HelpAge is working with people across generations to raise awareness of older people's vision of the world they want to live in.

Our network is joining national coalitions and youth groups to amplify the voices of older people, including 15 older campaign champions.

Find out how you can get involved!

Older people's rights

Older people make a huge contribution to society yet suffer discrimination and abuse just because of their age.

Find out what we're doing to defend older people's rights!

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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