I’m glad you have chosen to visit us online. Do allow me to introduce this wonderful organization to you… I sometimes get asked why someone who is not yet fifty years old is thinking about the elderly. Well, the reason for setting up AGE is quite simple, … we all look forward to a long, healthy and happy life, and we shouldn’t wait till we get ‘there’ and then start planning for it. We have to start planning for that now, and also invest in other people’s latter years.
Two specific events triggered the desire to set up AGE. First, my maternal grandmother passed away at the age of 97, in 2011, and I had the opportunity to observe the challenges of ageing firsthand. Second, during the 2012 presidential election campaigns and debates in Ghana (as also seen in many social causes in civil society)….