Should the UK help older people all over the world?

Carolina and her carer in Mozambique

There has been some media coverage recently suggesting that the UK shouldn’t be helping vulnerable older people in other parts of the world, with some going so far as to suggest that funding for the UK Aid budget should be diverted into funding social care in the UK.

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Better data means better lives

Governments have committed to disaggregating data – making sure that the information that is gathered makes visible different groups in society so we can better monitor the effectiveness of our actions.

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Yemen crisis: Age International launches appeal for older people

credit: Rod Waddington, CC BY

Age International launches appeal, as a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), to help older people caught in the Yemen Crisis. 1.65 million older people are at risk.

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Put a stop to ageism on International Day of Older People

Ageism exists all over the world. This International Day of Older People, Age International is calling on people and institutions everywhere to recognise and reject ageism.

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In pictures: Ageing around the world

Andy W Langton has won the amateur category of the Age International photo competition, with this incredible shot of two divers in South Korea. The women, both in their 70s, can hold their breath for minutes at a time and dive to depths of 20 meters without any breathing equipment.

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