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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It’s time for the world to take action on diabetes

Three women suffering from diabetes stand in the snow in Kyrgyzstan.

This World Health Day Age International is joining with older campaigners in more than 50 countries to call for diabetes – a leading cause of death in low and middle-income countries – to be tackled through screening, testing, treatment and education.

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Global AgeWatch reveals best places to grow old

Older couple in Colombia.

Switzerland ranked best place to grow older. Age International warns of increasing global inequality in older people’s wellbeing.

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Typhoon Haiyan affects 1.3 million over 50

Older woman following typhoon Yolanda.

Age International estimates that around 1.3 million people over 50 have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and around 85,000 older people have been displaced.

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Older Syrian refugees ‘forgotten’ by aid agencies

An older Syrian refugee is bed bound due to injuring her legs.

Older Syrian refugees are not receiving the help that they need, according to a new report from the Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center (CLMC).

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