Ageways 67: Older citizens monitoring

The most recent issue from HelpAge International. Also available free on-line at

http://www.helpage.org/Resources/Regularpublications/Ageways

Poor older people have as much right to a decent standard of living as anyone else. But they are often denied this right, because appropriate policies do not exist or are not being properly implemented.

…older people themselves can demand better services…. learn about their rights, monitor service delivery and press for improvements….

The biggest lesson learnt was that older people could raise their voices and find they were listened to.


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