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  • HelpAge International - a global network striving for the rights of disadvantaged older people to economic and physical security, healthcare and social services, and support in their caregiving role across the generations

  • International Association of Gerontology - to promote the highest levels of achievement of gerontological research and training worldwide

  • International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging - connecting and supporting care and service providers worldwide to enhance the quality of life for the ageing

  • International Council on Social Welfare - promote issues such as food and nutrition, welfare and health services, social protection, education and housing, as well as many issues relating to economic development, human rights and community participation

  • International Federation on Aging - a mission to improve the quality of the lives of older people around the world through policy change, grassroots partnerships and strengthening bridges between public and private sectors concerned with aging issues

  • International Longevity Center - the first nonprofit, nonpartisan, international research, policy, and education organization formed to educate individuals on how to live longer and better, and advise society on how to maximize the benefits of today's age boom

  • Salvation Army International - disaster relief services, day care centers, summer camps, holiday assistance, services for the aging, AIDS education and residential services, medical facilities, shelters for battered women and children, family and career counseling, vocational training, correction services, and substance abuse rehabilitation

  • United Nations Programme on Aging - taking steps to reach a society for all ages

  • World Health Organization - the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system




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