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  • Global Ageing Network Korea Chapter Hosts Symposium

    On the small island of Jeju, South Korea, aging practitioners gathered together for a symposium hosted by the Global Ageing Network Korea chapter on 8 September 2019. The symposium included participants from other areas in Korea, including Incheon, Chunehcon, Cheonan, Daegu, Jeju, Islan, Shihon, and Kangnam Seoocho in Seoul. Many

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  • Aging in Japan and Mutual Caring in Local Communities

    By The Policy Research Institute for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Embassy of Japan Japan has one of the world’s largest aging populations. As shown below in Figure 1, Japan’s aging society surpasses that of the United States and the United Kingdom. In Figures 2 and 3, the percentage of the

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  • The Future of Aged Care in Europe

    The newly rebranded European Ageing Network (EAN) held a successful conference in Prague in mid-September. With over 400 leaders in aged care from 30 countries and 3 continents, the delegates were focused on the question of the whether there is a future of long-term care in Europe. The short answer

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  • Call for Content Deadline: Only 2 Weeks Away

    The Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) and the Global Ageing Network are hosting the leading international event for professionals and consumers of long-term care and ageing services, This is Long Term Care, in Toronto, Canada, 17-19 September 2019. And we need your help to make the conference unforgettable! The

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  • Research Snapshot: A Picture of Foreign-Born Workers in LTSS

    Increased life expectancies and the projected growth of the older population has created a significant demand for long-term services and supports (LTSS) around the globe. Yet, the supply of paid LTSS workers and informal caregivers who can help meet this demand is shrinking dramatically. Research suggests that an expanded migrant/immigrant

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