• 27th Anniversary Celebration of International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

    The 2017 United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) event will be held on 5 October 2017 from 3:00 – 6:00pm at the UN Headquarters in New York, NY. This year’s event, hosted by the NGO Committee on Ageing, will explore how technology, entrepreneurship and civic engagement can facilitate the contributions of older persons throughout […]

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  • SAVE THE DATE: 2019 Global Ageing Conference (Toronto, Canada)

    We are pleased to announce that our 2019 Global Ageing Conference “This is LTC 2019” will take place 16-18 September 2019 at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto, Canada! Our 2019 conference will hosted in partnership with Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA). OLTCA is the largest association of long-term care providers in Canada and the […]

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  • International Day of Older Persons

    “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.” October 1, 2017 is International Day of Older Persons. This year’s theme is “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society”. The 2017 theme will explore effective means of promoting and strengthening the […]

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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15, 2017. The theme of this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is “Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue”. While the  topic of elder abuse has started to gain visibility, it remains one of the least reported, investigated, and nationally addressed forms of […]

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  • International Care Home Open Day

    Celebrate Care Home Open Day with colleagues and friends all over the globe this June 16th! Care Home Open Day was started as a UK-wide initiative inviting care homes to open their doors to their local communities. Thousands of care homes across the UK and other parts of the world take part each year, welcoming the […]

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  • IFA/WHO Webinar Series: Establishing Age-Friendly Environments

    The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) and World Health Organization (WHO) are hosting a series of free webinars. “Establishing Age-Friendly Environments” is the title of the first webinar lead by Ms. Alana Officer, Senior Health Advisor, Department of Ageing and Life Course, WHO. Alana has a deep understanding of the theory and practice of age-friendly […]

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  • International Conference on Services to the Elderly – Current Challenges & Emerging Trends

    The Global Ageing Network and the Heritage Foundation are proud to host an International Conference on Services to the Elderly – Current challenges & Emerging trends at ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad on 23-24 February 2017. It is our great pleasure to welcome you to India for this important global conference. India is an ancient civilization known for hospitality and warmth. The […]

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  • SAGE Study Tour – Switzerland

    Due to popular demand, SAGE is returning to Switzerland in 2017! As part of the SAGE tour inclusions, delegates will attend the Global Ageing Network’s biennial conference in Montreux, followed by a week visiting organizations in Bern, Basel an Zurich. This tour will focus on studying innovation in care, and engaging at an executive level with Swiss senior managers, local […]

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  • International Day of Older Persons

    “TAKE A STAND AGAINST AGEISM” October 1st is the International Day of Older Person. The day is a celebration of the many contributions older people make to society as well as a day to raise awareness about the challenges we face in a rapidly ageing world. This year’s theme is “Take A Stand Against Ageism” and challenges us […]

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  • Selfhelp International’s Conference on Holocaust Survivors

    Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. will be hosting its international conference on 6-8 December 2016.  This year’s conference, “When the Past is Present: Trauma-Informed Care for Holocaust Survivors” is in honor of Selfhelp’s 80th Anniversary. This event is for professionals and organizations who work with Holocaust survivors to explore the impact of trauma on provision of service […]

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