Posted by: crisdiaz24 | October 22, 2008

HELP THE AGED

HELP THE AGED

 

 

Founded in 1961, Help the Aged, is __________ of a number of charities representing the interests of older people in the UK. It aims to ensure that they are valued by society, become integrated and feel fulfilled, and concentrates its efforts __________ combating poverty and neglect, reducing isolation, defeating ageism and promoting quality in the care of older people.

The charity offers help and advice on a number of issues, __________ health, home safety, money and care, much of __________ is available on its website www.helptheaged.org.uk . It __________ regularly runs campaigns aimed, for example, __________ fighting age discrimination, stopping psychological and physical abuse, or organising donations to prevent deaths __________ cold-related illnesses in winter.

In __________, Help the Aged works overseas and in partnership with the charity HelpAge International. Around one-quarter of its expenditure goes __________ improving the lives of disadvantaged older people in the developing world.

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