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Older people have a voice and must be heard. Read about how we put older people first in our work across the globe to fight ageism and gender equality, protect income and healthcare access and provide humanitarian response in times of crises.

Universal Health Coverage For All Ages

The world is ageing as people live longer than ever before. Despite this, healthcare systems are not meeting the basic needs of older people. Age International's new report makes the case for healthcare which is genuinely inclusive of older people, reaching them in their community.

Find out more in this interactive feature.

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Ukraine: two years on

On 24th February 2022, conflict in Ukraine escalated on a dramatic scale. Many people lost their lives, and homes and communities were destroyed.

Older people lost access to essential services including healthcare and pensions. With 24% of people in Ukraine aged over 60, it became the world's oldest humanitarian crisis.

How have Age International and partners been supporting over 140,000 older people affected by the devastating conflict in Ukraine?

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Expert voices

As they age, older people find themselves forgotten, ignored and invisible - by governments and organisations alike. It is time for change. It is time to take all ages into account. Read what experts in the field of ageing and international development have to say and what we are doing to influence decision makers

5 things you need to know about older women’s work

For our report, Older women: the hidden workforce we’ve listened to the voices of older women across the globe, including Ethiopia and Malawi, who work tirelessly for their communities and families. 

This is what they need you to know

Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

Survivors urgently need shelter, medical assistance and food. Please donate today.


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