• The 2019 Board Nominations Closes on 31 July!

    We are pleased to call for nominations for election to the 2019 Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Express your interest in contributing to making the world a better place to grow old through participation on the Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Candidates should be active in aged care and services and are interested […]

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  • The 2019 Global Ageing Network Conference Call for Content is Open!

    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 fall conference’s theme is Transforming […]

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  • Call for 2019 Board Nominations!

    We are pleased to call for nominations for election to the 2019 Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Express your interest in contributing to making the world a better place to grow old through participation on the Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Candidates should be active in aged care and services and are interested […]

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  • SAGE Tour in Canada and the USA is open for registration!

    The Global Ageing Network is excited to announce that the SAGE tour in Canada and the USA is now open for registration! The tour will explore seniors living in Canada and the USA and provide an overview of the North American Aged Care System. The tour will take place from 22 Sept.-3 Oct. 2019 and […]

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  • Marcus Riley Named as Ageing Asia Innovator!

    The Global Ageing Network is proud to announce that Marcus Riley has been recognized as a Global Ageing Influencer. The award was officially recognized at the Ageing Asia 6th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Award ceremony which was held on 16 May 2018 in Singapore. The awards is the first of its kind in the Asia […]

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  • Ageism May Be Pervasive, But We Can Take Steps Towards Change

    By Kirsten Jacobs, director dementia and wellness education, LeadingAge (guest post) Two years ago the LeadingAge Board of Directors adopted a bold new vision, An America Freed from Ageism. With that, we declared our commitment to a growing international anti-ageism movement. Ageism is stereotyping and discrimination based on age. Anyone can experience ageism, but throughout […]

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  • A Wisdom Talk with the Peace Corps Response Program

    The Global Ageing Network hosted its 4th “Wisdom Talk” on Wednesday, 13 June 2018. Providers and community members participated in an informal discussion and learned about the Peace Corps Response Program, a program that sends experienced professionals to undertake short-term, high impact assignments in communities around the world. Dustin Manhart, a Peace Corps Response recruiter, […]

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  • LeadingAge Releases Anti-Ageism Quick Guide

    Global Ageing Network’s U.S. Chapter, LeadingAge, has recently released an Anti-Ageism Quick Guide to help individuals and organizations become more mindful of their language and messaging around ageing and how they can begin to inspire more positive attitudes, behaviors and perceptions of what it means to grow old. The guide offers quick tips and reflective practices […]

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  • Faith and Hope: My Journey with Dementia

    By Tracey Lind “In the middle of the journey of my life, I came to myself, in a dark wood, wherein the direct way was lost.”  These opening words from Dante’s Divine Comedy best describe what happened to me at age of 62. On Election Day 2016, I was diagnosed with Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), an […]

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  • EAHSA and E.D.E. Merge to Create the European Ageing Network (EAN)

    In April 2018, the Global Ageing Network’s European Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (EAHSA) and the European Associate for Directors and Providers of Long-Term Care Services for the Elderly (E.D.E.) merged to create the European Ageing Network (EAN). The 2 European Associations, each with 3 decades of history, have been working together […]

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