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Serbia's older campaigners won't let it rain on older people's rights

12 October 2015

HelpAge's Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign has provided visibility for older people at the national level in Serbia as well as globally. It is this sense of solidarity with older people through their country and across the world that... Keep reading

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Older age: a double whammy for women?

01 October 2015

After a lifetime of providing unpaid care for friends and family, older women often live in poverty with no one to care for them. Ageing is inevitable, but its gendered injustices are not. The trend of global ageing Over the first... Keep reading

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World Humanitarian Day: Sharing humanity in South Sudan and Syria

19 August 2015

Today marks World Humanitarian Day - a time to recognise the selfless dedication and spirit of aid workers across the world who put their own lives at risk to help others in need. Held since 2009, the day was inaugurated... Keep reading

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The Gambella Project: Supporting older refugees

19 June 2015

At the beginning of April, I had a second opportunity to visit HelpAge's project to support South Sudanese refugees in Gambella. Last time, I saw how we had helped over 2,200 older refugees in Tierkidi camp with UNHCR funds.... Keep reading

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Healthy ageing in Tanzania

17 March 2015

Eat right, exercise and keep active. I'm bombarded with these messages everywhere I go - at the grocery store, at the doctor, at the gym -- and the message is clear - healthier lifestyles can have a major impact... Keep reading (2 Comments)

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