Press release

Press release 2017-03-16T10:43:37+00:00

The HelpAge Press room is an online information resource for journalists.

For more information, please get in touch with our media focal point, Ms Panitee Nuykram on panitee@helpageasia.org.

2406, 2016

International Federation on Ageing Conference – 21-23 June

Disaster risk reduction and responses must protect older people, says HelpAge International. Older people are among those worst affected by disasters and more must be done to protect them, according to HelpAge International. “Older people [...]

1506, 2016

UN World Elder Abuse Awareness day – Wednesday 15 June

Older people are campaigning for the right to be free from violence and abuse under international law on this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. (Wednesday 15 June) Studies show instances of elder abuse are widespread.[1] [...]

909, 2015

Global AgeWatch Index 2015

Today (Wednesday 9 September 2015), HelpAge International is launching the Global AgeWatch Index 2015, ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of older people. The Index represents 91 per cent of people [...]

2206, 2015

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2015

Older people say that they are being subjected to abuse and discrimination because of their age, according to a report by the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP). Today, (15 June) Age [...]

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