One in four (28.6%) of older people in Moldova have been victim of violence or abuse, according to a new study from HelpAge International and the National Centre for Demographic Research.
Posted: 12 November 2015
Six months on from the Nepal earthquake, relief efforts are being hampered by a severe fuel crisis, leaving more than 400,000 people without adequate shelter and supplies as winter approaches. HelpAge International has provided shelter kits, cash and health care to some of the neediest older people in the worst hit areas but fuel shortages are slowing down relief efforts.
Posted: 23 October 2015
Research examining the effects of limited access to public transport on older people's health and livelihoods in Tanzania was named one of the most impressive examples of UK research contributing to development.
Posted: 15 October 2015
Presidential and parliamentary candidates in Tanzania have been challenged to state their views and prospective policies affecting older people before polling day.
Posted: 14 October 2015
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