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    • Community-based social care in East and Southeast Asia
    • English
    • 573 kb
    • 2015

    This briefing describes how demographic and societal transformations in east and south-east Asia are increasing demand for care of older people while constraining the supply of caregivers, and suggests ways to respond.

    • Global AgeWatch Index 2014: A summary
    • English
    • 972 kb
    • 2014

    A summary of the Global AgeWatch Index 2014: Insight report, presenting an overview of the social and economic wellbeing of older people around the world.

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    • Community-based social care in East and Southeast Asia
    • English
    • 573 kb
    • 2015

    This briefing describes how demographic and societal transformations in east and south-east Asia are increasing demand for care of older people while constraining the supply of caregivers, and suggests ways to respond.

    • A post-2015 framework for all ages: transforming the future for youth and older people
    • English
    • 411 kb
    • 2014

    Global AgeWatch brief 5 calls for the post-2015 framework to include age-specific targets to ensure that youth and older people are not missed in development.

    • HelpAge Network Asia/Pacific Regional Conference 2014: Older People in Ageing Societies: Burden or Resource?
    • English
    • 4.0 mb
    • 2014

    Following the HelpAge Network Asia/Pacific Regional Conference held in September 2014, this report summarises the discussion on how societies can maximise older people's potential while minimising the challenges associated with population ageing.

    • Building disaster resilience of older people
    • English
    • 331 kb
    • 2014

    Global AgeWatch brief 6 calls for older people to be included in disaster risk reduction processes and recommends ways to do this.

    • Age and Disability Monitor 3
    • English
    • 889 kb
    • 2014

    The Age and Disability Monitor provides a bi-monthly overview of the most pressing issues and needs faced by people with specific needs; including people with disabilities, people with injuries and older people among the refugees from and internally displaced people within Syria.

    • AgeNews Asia/Pacific 14
    • English
    • 1.1 mb
    • 2014

    This edition of AgeNews looks at our work on the rights of older people in the Asia and Pacific region and the situation of older displaced people in camps in Kachin State, Myanmar.

    • The situation of older people in Myanmar: A summary report
    • English
    • 927 kb
    • 2014

    This summary offers insights into the demographic trends driving rapid ageing in Myanmar. It is published by HelpAge in collaboration with Myanmar’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement with support from UNFPA.

    • The situation of older persons in Myanmar
    • English
    • 4.6 mb
    • 2014

    This report offers insights into the demographic trends driving rapid ageing in Myanmar. It is published by HelpAge in collaboration with Myanmar’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement with support from UNFPA.

    • Ageways 83: Campaigning
    • English
    • 1.6 mb
    • 2014

    Ageways 83 highlights the incredible opportunity that campaigning gives older people to influence decisions about their wellbeing. It also has information on planning campaigns.

    • Hypertension and older people
    • English
    • 303 kb
    • 2014

    This paper looks at awareness of and how to control hypertension, as well as the social and economic impact on older people and their families.

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