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In April 2016 Zanzibar became the first state in East Africa to provide older people with a social pension, we visited older people in Zanzibar to see how their lives have changed.
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The impact of dementia is much greater for women, according to a report from the Global Alzheimer’s and Dementia Action Alliance.
Using the UK Aid budget to support older people is a smart decision and the right decision if DfID is to leave no-one behind.
DFID has launched its Data Disaggregation Action Plan that sets out an ambitious agenda for improving the way we gather and analyse data on older people and other groups.
1.65 million older people are at risk.
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Age International calls on people to recognise and reject ageism.
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