• 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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  • Ibasho: An Intergenerational Approach to Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

    Above photo: Ibasho storytelling activity in Ofunato, Japan By Taryn Patterson In many societies, an ageing population is often seen as a burden, and older people are treated as liabilities – a vulnerable population in need of care and support – especially in the wake of a disaster. Such a narrow interpretation of ageing, however, overlooks […]

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  • Become a Trial Partner – Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation

    The Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI) is seeking trial partner sites for its Industry Innovation Partnership Program (i2p2). Participants will have an opportunity to gain early access to new and innovative solutions in the aging and brain health sector for both testing and validation. If your organization is interested in becoming […]

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  • IAHSA’s U.S. Members Welcome International Guests

    As part of a tour of elder care services and supports in North Carolina, 20 delegates from the Korea Association of Senior Welfare Centers,  recently visited Carolina SeniorCare, a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE). The international group is exploring ways in which they can better serve and support a rapidly ageing population […]

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  • Growing Connections: A Personal Journey in Global Ageing

    By Margie van Zyl Chapman, Immediate Past Chair, IAHSA Board of Directors My first attendance at an international conference was an International Federation on Aging (IFA) meeting in Durban way back in 1997. Back then boards in the aged care sector in South Africa were so busy on their treadmills, heads down, keeping their organisations going. It […]

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