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Pope Francis gestures as he arrives to lead a special audience with members of an association of elderly workers in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Octobe

Pope Francis gestures as he arrives to lead a special audience with members of an association of elderly workers in Paul VI hall at the Vatican October 15, 2016

Pope Francis to senior advocates: counter throw-away culture

15/10/2016 11:54

Our full report on Pope Francis' audience with senior citizens and their caregivers on Saturday

Pope Francis arrives to meet an association of elderly workers during a special audience he granted them in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Sat

Pope Francis arrives to meet an association of elderly workers during a special audience he granted them in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Pope Francis: elderly bear witness to enduring truths

15/10/2016 11:15

The full text, in Vatican Radio's English translation, of Pope Francis's remarks to participants in a gathering of senior citizens and their caregivers on Saturday, in the context of Italy’s national Grandparents’ Day celebrations

 

Toby Porter, Executive Director of HelpAge International

Toby Porter, Executive Director of HelpAge International

HelpAge Int: 'The WHS has failed vulnerable older people'

26/05/2016 20:04

Present at this week’s World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul together with world leaders, NGOs, faith based groups and civil society involved in delivering humanitarian aid, was HelpAge International, the global network that advocates for the rights of older people.

 

Pope Francis greets patients at a Rome care home for the severely disabled

Pope Francis greets patients at a Rome care home for the severely disabled

Pope makes surprise visit to homes for elderly and disabled

15/01/2016 19:18

In a surprise move on Friday afternoon Pope Francis continued with his program of putting mercy into practice during this Jubilee Year by visiting two homes for elderly and disabled people on the outskirts of Rome.

 

Pope Francis meets with representatives of B'nai B'rith International

Pope Francis meets with representatives of B'nai B'rith International

Pope receives members of B’nai B’rith International

25/06/2015 12:30

In the Vatican Thursday, Pope Francis received representatives of B'nai B'rith International, a Jewish organization that sponsors cultural programs, promotes religious tolerance and international cooperation and offers humanitarian assistance to the needy.

 

A group of aged people in Asia engages in disaster risk prevention activities

A group of aged people in Asia engages in disaster risk prevention activities

The 1st Disaster Risk and Age Index tackles growing challenges

12/03/2015 17:50

The just released "Disaster Risk and Age Index" aims to reduce the risks faced by older people when confronted by natural or conflict-based disaster. Launched by HelpAge International it provides governments with recommendations to plan for disasters and mitigate their effects on the elderly.