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How Older Women are Driving Social Change in India

By encouraging older women to take on leadership roles, @GravisIndia , our affiliate in India, was able to improve food security and community health. Read our article by @TyagiP to learn how older women are driving change in rural India. #NeverTooOld

Posted: 27 March 2018

8 Years After the 2010 Earthquake, Older People Help Build Resilience in Haiti

When the Category 5 Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti in 2016, Jean Lessage Charles lost his home. "The hurricane affected the roof of my house, and the flooding that followed has destroyed its remains," Mr. Charles said. Many were in the same position. Urban residents often live in poorly constructed...

Posted: 19 December 2017

World Aids Day 2017

For World Aids Day, we are sharing a post from HelpAge's partner organization, GRAVIS, that highlights why factoring aging into the development of HIV/AIDS programming is so critical. In India, GRAVIS and HelpAge reach older people in rural, impoverished areas with education, training, and counseling.    By Dr. Prakash...

Posted: 01 December 2017

#MeToo Has No Age Limit

Women do not stop being targets of violence because they reach a certain age. Older women must be included in policy and programming that addresses violence against women

Posted: 25 November 2017

International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

The importance of in including older people's needs and experiences in emergency planning and response

Posted: 13 October 2017