HelpAge Canada is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director: Gregor Sneddon, BBA, BTh, MPTh, MATh. Gregor is passionate about working with the vulnerable and the marginalized, the poor, and the elderly. He comes to us after serving in ordained ministry with the Anglican Church of Canada. Gregor worked as a chaplain with the homeless or those at risk of homelessness and…

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Read the full article here by Biz Adaderana… The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in collaboration with HelpAge Sri Lanka recently organized a Medical and Eye Camp for senior citizens residing in and around Padukka. The initiative was held at Sri Punyaloka Viharaya, Watareka and attracted over 150 participants from the locality. A distribution of spectacles…

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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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