• Building A Culture of Excellence- Aligning Culture and Capability for The Aged Care Sector

    by Kim Yabsley (guest post)  Significant transformation in the human services sector in recent years has created some unique leadership challenges for the aged care industry. In Australia, legislative shifts and the move towards a consumer-directed care model result in challenging circumstances for many providers who are grappling with the operational implementation of changes to […]

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  • New Member Spotlight: The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care in Qatar

    The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan) The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan) is a non-governmental organization established in the year 2003 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, under the umbrella of Qatar Foundation for Social Work. The centre aims to promote the role of older persons, and their contribution to […]

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  • Why I Joined the Global Ageing Network: A Perspective from Margie Chapman

    Margie Chapman, founding chairperson, South African Care Forum The South African Care Forum has been an affiliate member of the Global Ageing Network for many years. As Chairperson of this forum, I have used the Global Ageing Network as a platform to share stories from our members from around South Africa, sharing the work they […]

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  • Leading a Life of Continued Fulfillment Post-Retirement – 4 Simple Tips (Guest Post)

    By Anne Haris (Guest Post)  For many people, retirement is a chance to finally do the things they’ve always wanted to do that daily grind didn’t allow. And then, there’s that other group of people who don’t want to retire, because they don’t know how to handle all the time they will have on their […]

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  • A U.S. Peace Corps Response Program Intimate Look

    At the Global Ageing Network’s last “Wisdom Talk,” Pamela Larson, a U.S. Peace Corps Response Program participant, and Dustin Manhart, a recruiter for the U.S. Peace Corps Response Program, discussed the program, which sends experienced professionals to undertake short-term, high impact assignments in communities around the world. Pamela Larson, a self-proclaimed “proud third-ager,” shares an […]

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  • 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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  • The Global Ageing Network Signs onto the SGA’s Position Paper to the UN

    The Global Ageing Network signed on with the Stakeholder Group on Ageing’s position paper to be presented at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development which will convene in July 2018. The HPLF is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development and it has a central role in the follow-up and […]

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  • A Global Ageing Journey (Guest Post by Joyce Eid)

    Joyce Eid of Moadieh Evangelic Center for Assisted Living in Lebanon reflects on her personal journey into aged care and the new learning and relationships gained from being a part of the Global Ageing Network. After graduating from the American University of Beirut with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, I met my husband as we were both working for the American University […]

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  • Designing the Future: The Evolution of Design for Older People in the UK

    By David Hughes, Chief Executive, Pozzoni Architecture ltd, Altrincham, Cheshire, U.K. & Tracy Paine, Operations Director, Belong, Nantwich, Cheshire, U.K (Guest Post) The Belong Villages have an established reputation for innovation; both in the quality of the design of the villages and the quality of care provided. Evolving over more than a ten-year period, Belong […]

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