HelpAge International

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Human Well-Being
Physical and mental health · Knowledge and understanding · Work and Leisure (Work, Leisure) · Material Well-Being · Freedom and Self-Determination · Interpersonal relationships · Development and Poverty (Development, Poverty) · Inequality · Children


HelpAge International helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.

Their work is strengthened through our global network of like-minded organisations – the only one of its kind in the world.


Last year they helped millions of older people lead more dignified, active and healthy lives.

Values and Ambitions

They believe that the contribution older people make to society is invaluable.


HelpAge has a strong leadership group, a diverse board of trustees and an internationally recognised team of global ambassadors.


The HelpAge network is a unique worldwide alliance standing up for the rights of older people.


Five organisations in Canada, Colombia, Kenya, India and the UK set up the HelpAge International network in 1983.

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