Typhoon Haiyan One Year On: Older people key to rebuilding communities

Older people have been key to helping 150,000 people recover from Typhoon Haiyan, says our new joint report with the Coalition of Services of the Elderly, released today, one year on from when the typhoon struck the Philippines.

Posted: 07 November 2014

UN International Day Of Older Persons: HelpAge Launches Global AgeWatch Index 2014

Today, the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, HelpAge is launching the Global AgeWatch Index 2014. The Index ranks 96 countries according to the wellbeing of older people in four key domains: income security, health, personal capability and enabling environments.  At the same time, our Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign is...

Posted: 30 September 2014

HelpAge USA and CFI at Accion Launch Project on Aging and Financial Inclusion

HelpAge USA and The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion Launch Research Initiative on Global Aging and Financial Inclusion

Posted: 24 September 2014

HelpAge USA Names New CEO

HelpAge USA Names New CEO, Kate Bunting.

Posted: 23 September 2014

Syria’s Forgotten Refugees

In war, the reporter’s calculator tends to crunch the saddest figure of all—lives lost. The three-year-long crisis in Syria tallies a tragic sum that’s over 160,000 deaths, and growing fast. But there’s a more elusive figure that demands attention: older, and disabled, injured, and chronically ill people at risk....

Posted: 17 June 2014