Top nonprofit organizations in the world working for old people
There are many different nonprofit organizations working for many different purposes. For donation and help purposes they are mostly the NGO’s. Most of them have one specific reason or a cause for which they ask for help or donation. To take care of the elderly is now another very major issue. They are unable to get proper care and facilities during the time of the age when they are not even able to earn a living for themselves. To help or support this cause there are many nonprofit organizations working for old people specifically. Some of them are described below.
- ACAMAGE; it was created in 1995 and was being legalized in 2003. It is a CAMEROONIAN NGO, which is specifically working with and for the older adults. It is working to promote the rights of older adults to help them get rid or elder abuse. It is working to promote the concept of building a peaceful society of all age, like this it is challenging the aging world to create an intergenerational solidarity and peace. It has focused on three major projects, named as ACAMAGE NETWORK FOR THE RIGHTS OF OLDER PEOPLE. This network focuses on three groups; older women, older people in prisons, and older people’s rights.
- ADVOCARE; it is a non profit organization working for promoting the rights of older people and to eradicate the elder abuse. It is a peak Western Australian website; the main vision of their organization is to build a community where the rights of every individual are being supported, implemented and respected. They are working to provide individuals with a systematic advocacy, basic information and education to the elderly with disabilities specifically in Western Australia. They are also working to make some contribution in research on collaborative care for elderly with the government and other community services to get the best output.
- AGE ACTION; it is another non profit organization of Ireland, who is working towards the establishment of good policies implementation and services for old people. They are helping the older people to achieve empowerment to build a life as active and as engaged as a normal citizen. They help them to use their rights and to demand better quality services. We educate them not to consider themselves as someone as the passive recipient of care but to think of themselves as someone with rights to demand better care and services. Not just this they are also providing the older people with training programs on IR and computer, they give them repair service. On the global basis, they have developed a program known as aging and development program whose main concern is to observe the global aging issued that older people are going through mostly in developing and under developed countries.
- AGE IN ACTION; it is a nonprofit organization founded and developed in 1956, they represent and look after around 2.7 million older people and consist of more than 100 members who are working regularly to provide necessary services and care to the older people looking for help.