HelpAge International helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.
Our work in over 75 countries is strengthened through our global network of like-minded organisations – the only one of its kind in the world.
We work with our partners to ensure that people everywhere understand how much older people contribute to society and that they must enjoy their right to healthcare, social services and economic and physical security.
OUR GLOBAL ACTIONS TO 2015
Enable older men and women to have secure incomes.
Enable older men and women and those they support to receive quality health, HIV and care services.
Enable older men and women to actively participate in and be better supported during emergency and recovery situations.
Build global and local movements that enable older men and women to challenge age discrimination and claim their rights
Support a growing global network of organisations to work effectively with and for older men and women.
WHAT WE DO
HelpAge helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.
We do this by lobbying governments to achieve policy change, and through practical projects on the ground. We work to address the following issues that affect older people worldwide:
-HIV and AIDS
WHERE WE WORK
We work in 50 countries with more than 88 Affiliates and 180 other partners across all continents.
We have six regional development centres and an office in London, UK from which we support our work around the world.