Healthy ageing is more than the absence of disease

Veronica, 75, sorts through beans.

An astonishing transformation is taking place that has until now been absent from mainstream development thinking: global ageing.

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WHO Report on Ageing and Health: living longer but not healthier

Lipi visits a doctor in Bangladesh.

People are living longer in both developed and developing countries – but we are not necessarily living healthier longer lives, according to a new report from the The World Health Organisation (WHO).

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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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Tennis ace Martina Navratilova backs Age International

Martina Navratilova standing.

Former Wimbledon Champion, Martina Navratilova, unwound from a memorable All England Championships by speaking at an Age International Dinner on Monday evening.

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