• Support for South Africa

    Recently, South Africa has experienced horrendous floods in South Africa. Femada Shaman, CEO of an organization in Durban, South Africa called Tafta and a Global Ageing Network Board member shared her recent experience with the resilience and support of the Tafta staff to their residents. It has been a really

  • Care Models and Strategies to Dementia Care: An International Perspective

    On 21 April 2022, the Global Ageing Network hosted a webinar that focused care models and strategies to improve dementia care. The webinar was designed to share what advocates and stakeholders have and continue to learn about effective care and support for those living with dementia and their caregivers.  As

  • Come and Learn about the Opening Doors to Aging Services Initiative!

    We have invited LeadingAge to introduce their new initiative, Opening Doors to Aging Services . OpeningDoors.org is a one-stop shop for the insights, strategies, and resources developed under our initiative. With more attention on our field, we believe now is an opportune moment to reintroduce the aged care sector and

  • Call for a Convention at the 12th Session of the UN Open Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA)

    After two years of limited participation and virtual meetings, the United Nations Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) met in-person from 11-14 April 2022 for the 12th working group sessions for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons. The Global Ageing Network serves as

  • Join the next Study Tour in Vienna!

    The Global Ageing Network (GAN) and Dialog Health are pleased to invite you to “The Austrian aged care system” study tour the 1st organized post the Covid-19  pandemic. As the world’s population ages it is important that we investigate different ways of meeting the challenges of the future. Study tours

  • The Nursing Home of the Future: An International Perspective Webinar

    The Global Ageing Network is excited to announce its next webinar series with the support of Aging in America. The final webinar will highlight innovative aged care homes of the future and will be held on Thursday, March 31 at 9:00 a.m. ET. It will include a 60-minute session via

  • How we support older adults in the Ukraine

    As the war in Ukraine escalates, our hearts go out to all who are impacted, particularly the older adults whose lives have been upended. Many have been displaced, denied essential services, forced to flee, and separated from loved ones. According to HelpAge International, “more than two million older people in

  • Thoughts for our members

    By Stuart Kaplan CEO, SelfHelp I believe as a group, individually and collectively, we are built for change. Change can be refreshing, exhilarating, and is advanced by trust. We’ve all pressed forward through the pandemic – never did we think that GAN would have an event that affects us all

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Webinar Discussion

    Global Ageing Network presented the results of its study, Cross Cultural Snapshot of the Vaccine Distribution: A Provider Perspective in a webinar on February 15, 2022. Dr Emi Kiyota, chief investigator, interviewed providers in 12 countries to understand their experience with vaccine availability and deployment during the late fall of 2021.