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What a year!

Thanks to you we reached millions of older people in 2015 Watch the video...


How we help refugees

See how we're helping older Syrians who have fled to Jordan Get the latest...

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"I like it very much"

A simple walking stick means so much to an older person See why ...

The 2015 Global AgeWatch Index has been published

Best place to grow old

What it's like to be an older person around the world. See the full rankings ...

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Our history, values and partners. Read more about us ...

Did you know?

  • 20p coins

    100 million older people around the world are living on less than 60p a day

  • 80%

    8 in 10 older people have to do poorly paid, unsafe or irregular work to survive

  • Grandparent with children icon

    Grandparents care for up to half the world’s children orphaned by AIDS

  • People DO get older in developing countries. Find out more about the way older people live around the world

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  • WHO Ageing and Health report

    The first Ageing and Health report from the WHO reveals that healthy life expectancy isn't keeping up with increases in longevity... See the full report >>

  • Where's the best place to grow old?

    The new Global AgeWatch Index highlights rising inequality between countries, and reveals the best and worst places to grow old. Global AgeWatch Index >>

  • Facing the facts

    Our flagship report examines why the problems and oppourtunities presented by ageing populations are crucial to the future of international development. Get the report >>