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HelpAge USA Celebrates Veteran's Day

For generations, veterans have put their country before themselves and they deserve our gratitude and respect. To celebrate Veteran's Day this year we sat  down with HelpAge USA board member and US Marine Veteran, Phil Rudder.  Phil is the President of Red Oak Global Consulting and a member of the Council...

Posted: 10 November 2015

It's the 25th Anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons

By Kate Bunting, CEO of HelpAge USA Today I'm celebrating the International Day of Older Persons, and as I reflect on the past few weeks I'm hopeful about the progress world leaders have made in recognizing the value of each member of their communities-including their older generations. Everywhere I...

Posted: 30 September 2015

Join the HelpAge Team for the 2015 Berlin Marathon

HelpAge International is sending a team to the Berlin Marathon in September to raise funds to empower older people in developing countries to live their best possible life. We support older people by reducing poverty, improving health, protecting rights and responding to emergencies. Support us by joining the team...

Posted: 24 June 2015

Nepal Earthquake: A second earthquake shakes Nepal

    On Tuesday, May 12th an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale began outside of Kathmandu. This quake follows two weeks after the devastating April 25, 2015 quake that damaged that city and the surrounding mountain towns. HelpAge teams were already on the ground working with older...

Posted: 12 May 2015

Nepal earthquake: HelpAge set to reach 10,000 older people and their families

By Sarah Marzouk We're working with our local partners to support older people affected by the Nepal earthquake, which struck on 25 April, killing over 7,000 people and affecting more than 8 million. We estimate that around 650,000 older women and men in Nepal have been affected by the...

Posted: 08 May 2015