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Caring for older people during COVID-19 pandemic

2020-08-11T09:41:15+07:00

Ensuring safe provision of care for older people Older people face a much higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than the general population, as do those with underlying health conditions. HelpAge International, Asia Pacific Regional Office with support from [...]

Older people’s associations in Asia: Strengths and key factors for sustainability and replication

2020-07-31T17:41:21+07:00Tags: , |

Older people’s associations (OPAs) offer an approach for inclusive, sustainable community development that actively engages the growing population of older people. In order to assess how effectively OPAs are meeting the needs of older people, HelpAge commissioned action-based research [...]

Access to age-assistive technology: A resilience building measure for older people (Executive summary)

2020-07-31T17:39:04+07:00Tags: , |

This is summary of the study commissioned by HelpAge International. The objective of the study was to explore the intersection between age and disability and the use of assistive technology (AT) by older people in both emergency response and as [...]

Access to age-assistive technology: A resilience building measure for older people (report)

2020-07-31T17:38:04+07:00Tags: , |

The objective of the study, commissioned by HelpAge International, was to explore the intersection between age and disability and the use of assistive technology (AT) by older people in both emergency response and as a tool for disaster risk [...]

Webinars on older people and COVID-19

2020-10-01T15:36:37+07:00

  HelpAge webinars HelpAge Asia Pacific regional office has participated in forums and discussions on COVID-19 responses and its impact on older people. We jointly organised webinars with international and regional agencies in the region [...]