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East Africa Crisis Appeal

20 million face starvation. Older people are extremely vulnerable. More will die if we don’t act now.

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Age International is a charity, helping older people to live with dignity
in some of the world's poorest countries


Women who has dementia with carer and doctor

Women and dementia

The impact of dementia is much greater for women Learn more...

An older woman in Ethiopia.

East Africa Crisis

How food shortages are impacting older people Discover more...

Philippines typhoon 2013

During emergencies

Find out why older people are particularly vulnerable Emergency response...

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Treating Daw Thein

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Sponsor a grandparent like Mu Naung

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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

  • From as little as 16p a day, you can help support a grandparent who has no one else to depend on.

 

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