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Raise your umbrella to a world without ageism

Older campaigners in more than 50 countries across the world are coming together today on the International Day of Older Persons to both celebrate ageing while drawing attention to the issues they face.

Posted: 01 October 2015

WHO healthy ageing report a "welcome shift in focus"

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched its World Report on Ageing and Health, a publication that brings a welcome shift in focus to older people.

Posted: 30 September 2015

Older activists "light the way" to a better future for all ages

Older campaigners are joining activists from all walks of life across the world today to "light the way" to a future in which everyone can live free from suffering, poverty and neglect.

Posted: 24 September 2015

Switzerland replaces Norway at top of this year's Global AgeWatch Index

Switzerland is the best country in the world for older people, according to this year’s Global AgeWatch Index, climbing two places to replace Norway at the top spot.

Posted: 08 September 2015

Minimum standards for age and disability-inclusive humanitarian responses launched

HelpAge International has worked with six other agencies to launch a new set of minimum standards to support ageing and disability inclusive responses in humanitarian crises.

Posted: 14 August 2015

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