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  • Nursing Home Residents, Families, and Staff Demand Israel’s Health Ministry Take More Action on Coronavirus

    April 1, 2020 Nursing Home Residents, Families, and Staff Demand Israel’s Health Ministry Take More Action on Coronavirus Israel is home to 1.1 million people over 65 years old. While 97% of those people live in private homes, those with conditions that require support move to assisted care. Unlike in

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  • Coronavirus in Lebanon

    The Global Ageing Network has been hearing from friends worldwide on the conditions experienced during and steps being taken to respond to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.   Last month, prior to the coronavirus pandemic, we heard from Joyce Eid from the Moadieh Evangelical Center for Assisted Living, on how Lebanon’s social

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  • A Letter from Judy Martin, Chair

    As the reported cases of COVID-19 increase across Australia and around the world, I know we are all extremely worried, noting particularly the population objective for containment includes the most vulnerable, elders.  Across the globe, the Global Ageing Network (GAN) board members are in daily contact sharing their experiences from

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  • A note from Katie Smith Sloan, Global Ageing Network Executive Director

    Global Ageing Network members and partners, As countries around the world address the challenges associated with the Coronavirus, I would be remiss if I didn’t pause to express my deep gratitude and appreciation for the work you are doing. I’ve heard from some of you and am struck by your

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  • A message from the Executive Director about the Coronavirus

    Dear Global Ageing Network Members, As I’m sure you have heard on the news, many countries are preparing for a Coronavirus outbreak or are currently implementing measures to contain spread of Coronavirus. We have gathered the most relevant and essential tools for you as you prepare your organization for the

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