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Global AgeWatch Index 2014

6th October 2014, HelpAge International

HelpAge International recently launched (1 October 2014) the Global AgeWatch Index 2014 ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of older people. According to the index, Norway is the best country in the world to grow old in. It overtakes Sweden which topped the rankings in 2013.

Appreciating Age

2nd October 2014, The Commissioner for Older People NI

The Commissioner for Older People, Claire Keatinge, recently (1 October 2014) launched a major report  entitled Appreciating Age . It examines the economic value to contributions made by older people to highlight the positive roles they play across Northern Ireland. The report also considers the cost of older age-related spending, and subtracts these costs from the total contributions so as to give a true reflection of the net economic value older people bring to society.