Who’s caring for the kids?

Theresa, 55, sends granddaughter Sarah, 6, off to school (c) Simon Rawles

As new figures are released revealing the number of grandparents in the UK providing regular childcare, we take a look at the global picture.

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What it’s like to be an aid worker in Sierra Leone after Ebola

Glynis Cummings-John

Glynnis Cummings-John, Technical Inclusion Advisor for Age International’s implementing partner HelpAge, moved from the UK to Sierra Leone during the aftermath of Ebola. She has been instrumental in the development of Sierra Leone’s first National Ageing Policy, which will improve the lives of older men and women across the country. But her experience hasn’t been without it’s challenges. We spoke to her about what it’s really like to do that kind of job…

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DEC launches unprecedented Ebola Appeal

An older woman is helped out of ditch during the Ebola crisis.

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) – which Age International is a member of – has announced today that it will launch an appeal for the Ebola Crisis in West Africa.

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