2016

2016 ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons: Chair’s Statement

2016-12-26T07:07:21+00:00 Tags: , , , |

The ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons was held in follow-up to the ASEM Conference on Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons during 15-16 June 2016, in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Chair's statement summarises the [...]

AgeNews No.18

2016-12-26T07:07:56+00:00 Tags: , , , |

In this edition, we report the 1st National Dementia Plan of Indonesia, disaster resilience projects in Cambodia and Vietnam, and a campaign on diabetes with an exclusive interview with two senior officers from WHO. The upcoming HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional [...]

Older people join global campaign to raise awareness of growing prevalence of diabetes

2017-01-04T05:49:33+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Older activists across East Asia and the Pacific region, from Mongolia to the Philippines, will today join a global campaign calling for the increasing prevalence of diabetes to be tackled through screening, testing, treatment and education. The actions, taking [...]

Charter of Recommendations: a Report by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors

2016-12-26T07:11:49+00:00 Tags: , , |

This charter of recommendations emerged from the Global Coalition of Social Protection Floors meeting at New Delhi, India (27-29th January, 2016). Twenty-five representatives from five different regions came together to talk with each other, to exchange best practices, to converse on the dilemmas [...]

Communal garden managed by older people

2017-05-12T23:03:48+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

HelpAge-COSE helped older people organised as a group or association. They trained older people and introduced age-friendly or disaster-resilient livelihood and other activities. Language: Filipino and English Published: HelpAge International and the Coalition of Services of the Elderly (HelpAge-COSE), [...]