We live in a remarkable world in which people live longer than ever before. We are healthier and many of us look forward to our older age. With timely investments in supporting the contributions, experience and expertise of the growing... Keep reading
This blog is a summary of my MSc dissertation Relational ageing and international policy networks for the rights of older people: A network perspective on older age and the Sustainable Development Goals (PDF). We are all ageing every day.... Keep reading
Over the last five years the Philippines has taken important steps to improve income security for older people, most notably in the introduction and expansion of a social pension. Following an intense campaign led by Coalition of Services of the... Keep reading
Are data playing a role in policy-making and advocacy on ageing? We'd all agree that they should, but to date there hasn't been much research or guidance on this topic. A new report, Good Practices and Barriers in the Use... Keep reading
Ageing in the Asia Pacific region: are governments prepared to address opportunities and challenges?
This blog was co-written by Camilla Williamson. The Asia Pacific region is among the fastest ageing regions in the world. But are governments ready to address this fundamental and definitive shift in population dynamics? Have they put in place policies,. Keep reading