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What are the impacts of population ageing in Trinidad and Tobago?

20 September 2017

The world's population is ageing rapidly, causing development challenges for nations across the globe. For many of the world's most developed nations, the shift to an ageing population took place over a long period of time, 100 years in some... Keep reading


Age Demands Action campaigners celebrate International Day of Older Persons

16 October 2015

Thousands of older people around the world came together on 1 October to celebrate the 25th International Day of Older Persons. Age Demands Action (ADA) campaigners raised awareness of the importance of protecting the rights of older people under a... Keep reading (1 Comment)


The next few days could change the lives of billions

23 September 2015

The next few days could quite literally change the lives of billions of people and shape the future of our planet. At the end of this week, world leaders will gather in New York for the United Nations Sustainable Development... Keep reading


Growing old on the rock: Ageing in Jamaica

20 May 2013

Last week, I had the pleasure of appearing on the Live at 7 show on CMTV in Jamaica (fast forward to 11 minutes in) for a special feature on our ageing population and how we deal with it. The... Keep reading


Enough food for everyone... IF we all act now

23 January 2013

Today, hunger is the world's most shocking problem and toughest challenge. One in eight people on this planet are living with the pain of hunger. And yet, our planet provides enough food for everyone. It's unfair, it's unjust and... Keep reading

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