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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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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Older Rohingya refugees sick and struggle to reach aid

Older people are sick and struggling to reach aid, according to the latest reports from staff in Bangladesh – who have been meeting with hundreds of older Rohingya refugees in the camps.

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Combating diabetes in older people

Holding diabetes medication

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of premature deaths worldwide – and diagnoses are rising rapidly in lower and middle-income countries. To combat the spread of diabetes – and help older people who live in poverty to manage the condition – Age International and it’s partners have launched two new programmes in Lebanon and Myanmar.

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100-year-old Rohingya refugee flees Myanmar

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Kulle Banu is 100 years old and a Rohingya refugee. Her family carried her to the river and put her on a boat, so she could escape the violence in Myanmar. She shares her story with us here.

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