New report will explore dementia in Pakistan

An older man in Pakistan

‘Understanding, Beliefs and Treatment of Dementia in Pakistan: Interim Findings’ will be launched at two events in Pakistan, in Lahore on 20 April and Karachi on 23 April. A copy can be accessed here.

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Landmark pension decision set to transform life for older Ugandans

Barton, 76, a bricklayer in Uganda

The Government of Uganda has taken the landmark decision to make social pensions available to older people across the whole country.

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Age International pledges to improve safeguarding standards

Age International is committed to safeguarding; we are taking a range of actions to reinforce our commitment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone who comes into contact with the charity, whether beneficiaries, staff or volunteers. 

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Ethiopia drought: if older people remain excluded they will continue to suffer

Anteneh is a Communications Officer for HelpAge – our partner in Ethiopia. His recent work visiting older people in areas badly affected by drought has opened his eyes to the unique challenges older people face during times of crisis.

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Ageing populations are growing around our youth-obsessed Commonwealth | Social Care Network | The Guardian

New research shows the size of the older population in most Commonwealth countries will double in the next 25 years

Source: Ageing populations are growing around our youth-obsessed Commonwealth | Social Care Network | The Guardian