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

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 [...]

1501, 2015

Launch of Action/2015

15 January launch of Action/2015 – a global citizens movement demanding ambitious agreements on poverty, inequality and climate change in 2015.   HelpAge International is joining Action/2015, a global citizen’s movement, to call on leaders [...]

110, 2014

Global AgeWatch Index 2014

Norway tops the list, Latin America leads pension revolution, life expectancy continues to rise, a third of countries trail significantly behind top performers Today (1 October 2014), the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, [...]

1506, 2014

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Sunday 15 June

Violence against older people is a global phenomenon says HelpAge International as activists call for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People Violence against older people is a global issue, says HelpAge International [...]

2703, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan

Age International and HelpAge International Philippines Response – Typhoon Haiyan HelpAge International is already on the ground with its local partner, the Coalition of Services of the Elderly COSE, to support older people affected by [...]

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