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    • 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.

    • Global AgeWatch Index 2014: Insight report
    • English
    • 1.9 mb
    • 2014

    This report presents the findings of the 2014 Global AgeWatch Index, ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of their older people. It has a special focus on income security.

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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Annual review 2014
    • English
    • 2.0 mb
    • 2014

    Our annual review 2014 describes how, with our partners and Affiliates, we have helped over 1.5 million older people lead more dignified, active, healthy and secure lives. It includes a poster comparing how older people are faring in 96 countries across the world.

    • Annual review 2014 poster
    • English
    • 1.2 mb
    • 2014

    Our annual review 2014 poster compares how older people are faring in 96 countries across the world, using data from the Global AgeWatch Index 2014.

    • Keeping pace with demographic change: Guidance on ageing for EU development policy
    • English
    • 697 kb
    • 2014

    This briefing explains why responding to population ageing and furthering the rights of older people are urgent issues for the EU’s development cooperation, and proposes how the EU can strengthen its development policy.

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