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Dec 18 2020

HelpAge International welcomes the launch of the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing

Submitted by HelpAge International.  HelpAge Canada is a founding member of a global network of Organizations under the ...
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Sep 23 2020

We reached our campaign goal and delivered 1,000 hygiene kits in Eastern Ukraine!

We are pleased to confirm that HelpAge Canada successfully delivered 1,000 emergency hygiene kits to older women and ...
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Sep 18 2020

A successful Ride to Connect campaign has led to over $53,000 dollars being raised for the Seniors Can Connect! program.

Thank you Ride to Connect! KMs = Connectivity for seniors across Canada    A successful Ride to Connect campaign has led ...
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Sep 13 2020

Jacobs helps us mark National Grandparents Day!

Thank you Jacobs for your support and helping us mark National Grandparents Day by sharing these stories… “The ...
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Sep 10 2020

Meridian launched the Meridian Donation Match Program with HelpAge Canada.

  Meridian is making a commitment to match up to $250,000 in donations from Directors, employees, Members and ...
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Sep 1 2020

Thank you, Jacobs, for choosing HelpAge Canada as your partner charity to support seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jacobs has initiated an employee match and volunteer campaign across their Canadian offices to support emergency relief to ...
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Aug 31 2020

Hayat survived the Beirut explosion.

Read Hayat's first hand experience... Hayat Taleb is a sixty-year-old Lebanese woman who lives in Karantina with little ...
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Aug 22 2020

Beirut Blast: Rapid needs assessment highlights long term healthcare amongst priorities for recovery

Donors must urgently come together and deliver a comprehensive assistance package for the people affected by the Beirut ...
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Jun 10 2020

Neglect and abuse of older people around the world intensified by COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE - HelpAge International Under embargo until 00.00 GMT 15 June 2020 (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) ...
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Jun 3 2020

HelpAge Canada is thrilled to partner with Centraide Estrie!

  We are thrilled to partner with Centraide Estrie adding $23,500 to support seniors through local community partners ...
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May 29 2020

HelpAge Canada Raises More Than $400,000 to Support Canada’s Vulnerable Aging Population in the Fight Against COVID-19

 – The Seniors Can! Emergency Relief Fund urges Canadians to help low-income seniors living in communities across the ...
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May 27 2020

HelpAge Canada supported over 150,000 seniors across Canada since March.

Charities Seeing an Increase in Demand Due to COVID-19 Posted on May 26, 2020 by CanadaHelps It’s been ...
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May 20 2020

HelpAge Canada and Connected Canadians join forces to connect older people with loved ones and their communities

Launch of Seniors Can Connect! programs provide training and technology to break down barriers of isolation and loneliness ...
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May 4 2020

Containment wreaks havoc on our society’s most vulnerable and isolated population.

HelpAge Canada board member Christine Vilcocq speaks with TVA nouvelles about the 3 Dangers of confinement: Depression, Decompensation and ...
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Dec 17 2019

HelpAge Canada is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director: Gregor Sneddon

HelpAge Canada is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director: Gregor Sneddon, BBA, BTh, MPTh, MATh. ...
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Jan 30 2019

CSE and HelpAge Sri Lanka organize health camp in Padukka

Read the full article here by Biz Adaderana... The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in collaboration with HelpAge Sri ...
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Sep 30 2018

Canada Celebrates Seniors on the International Day of Older Persons

On 1 October, campaigners worldwide are recognizing the impact older women and men have had in pushing for ...
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Aug 2 2018

UN member states begin discussing older people’s rights in earnest at the ninth Open-ended Working Group

Member states of the United Nations have finally started talking about what older people's rights look like. Despite ...
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Jul 27 2018

Demanding an end to elder abuse in Nepal – HelpAge International

On 15 June 2018, World Elder Abuse Awareness day, campaigners in 47 countries called for older people's rights to ...
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Jul 7 2018

The Older Refugees from Burundi – HelpAge International

Political turmoil and violence in Burundi in recent decades have driven hundreds of thousands of people to flee ...
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Jun 20 2018

Congratulations to Kenya on the launch of its universal social pension, now how can we help make it a success? – HelpAge International

Starting this week, more than half a million older women and men in Kenya are receiving their first ...
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