Today, on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, older campaigners around the world are calling on their governments to attend July’s Open-ended Working Group on Ageing. Age Demands Action campaigners in 47 countries will put a spotlight on the denial of older people’s right to autonomy and independence. Campaigners will use campaigns resources provided by HelpAge,…

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By Ben Small Up to 14 million older people with disabilities are currently affected by humanitarian emergencies and, even though they are among the most at risk, a new study reveals how they routinely face barriers that limit their access to assistance and protection. Missing millions: how older people with disabilities are excluded from humanitarian…

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