Last week Aging and Financial Inclusion: An Opportunity was released, a new FI2020 report from CFI and HelpAge International supported by MetLife Foundation. The report examines the unmet financing needs of older adults, an area of increasing importance as global demographic shifts see the rapid expansion of this population segment. Within 25 years, the percent of the world’s population over age 60 will nearly double.
Posted: 19 February 2015
Today, our UK partner Age International has launched a new publication “Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development” which brings together expert opinion on the trends, challenges and opportunities presented by a global aging population.
Posted: 02 February 2015
Five years after the earthquake in Haiti that killed 230,000 people, at least a thousand older people have been moved into new homes and 16 older people’s associations are now up and running, providing long term support, created by HelpAge.
Posted: 14 January 2015
Tropical storm Hagupit is heading to Manila, but has been downgraded from a typhoon after crossing the country.
Posted: 08 December 2014
Tens of thousands are seeking shelter as Typhoon Hagupit, local name Ruby, heads towards the Philippines.
Posted: 05 December 2014