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Mental health a growing public priority in India

05 January 2016

Growing prevalence of mental health disorders in older populations is an emerging public health challenge in India. There are some 3.7 million people in the country currently living with dementia, according to Dementia India Report of 2010 (pdf). This Keep reading (2 Comments)


Fransis Kupang: Loss of a dear friend and a champion of older people's rights

24 June 2015

On 23 June, we lost one of our dearest friends, Fransis Kupang, the Executive Director of COSE in the Philippines. He was an inspirational leader and a tireless, passionate, expert and hugely effective advocate for the rights of older... Keep reading (5 Comments)


ADA highlights from 2014

08 January 2015

It's the beginning of a new year, but before we look ahead to 2015 I wanted to reflect on what has been achieved through the Age Demands Action campaign in 2014. Last year was a big year with nearly... Keep reading


Ten years after the Indian Ocean Tsunami

23 December 2014

Boxing Day is normally a day to put my feet up to give the tired legs and the overworked body some rest. It is also the day to review the year that has gone by and mentally prepare for... Keep reading


8 reasons to care about older people's rights

06 November 2014

1. The number of older people worldwide is growing at an unprecedented pace. Today, 760 million people are over 60; by 2050, that number will have risen to two billion. Older people already outnumber young children (aged 0-4) and, globally,... Keep reading (9 Comments)

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