• Coalition of International NGOs call for Equitable access for vaccines and treatment during COVID-19 pandemic

    The Global Ageing Network is proud to be a signatory on the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) statement (attached). The proposed hashtag is #NGO4VaccinEquity On February 11, 2021, the World Federation of Public Health Associations hosted a historic meeting to initiate a coalition amongst leaders from international NGOs

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Professional Care Workers: Webinar Summary

    On 11 March 2021, the Global Ageing Network partnered with the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) to host a webinar which addressed the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of professional care workers and strategies to address these needs. John Brennan, BSS, CQSW, BA, MSocSc IPA Board of Directors Vice-President IFSW

  • SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Global Ageing Network Summit

    Connecting to shape the future of services for older adults. Our global community of providers support each other by sharing experiences, strategies, and solutions. This past year has shown us the importance of connection and learning from one another. The more we can expand and strengthen our global network, the

  • Dialog Health Presents: Are You Ready To Go On A Journey?

    Join Dialog Health virtual study tour in April 2021 and discover 4 innovative models of care to support older people fighting social isolation. Participate in our pre-recorded virtual study visits and in an international online roundtable to share insights and best practices with your peers at the end of the

  • Join us for our next webinar: ELDER CARE PROVIDERS & COVID-19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

      We are excited to host a second webinar on the Global Ageing Network report, “Elder Care Providers & COVID-19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives.” The report is a summary of interviews with providers and others in a dozen countries who have shared their COVID experiences up to the end of 2020. It

  • Global Ageing Network Events

    The Global Ageing Network and the (IPA) are hosting a webinar on “The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of professional care workers and strategies to address these needs” on March 11 at 8:00 AM US EST. The presentation is intended as an educational event on topics that are timely and relevant

  • “Infection Control: Lessons Learned from Mercy Health”: Webinar Summary

    On January 19, 2021, Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen, Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Donovan, Adj. Prof. Sharon Donovan, Executive Director Nursing, Midwifery and Aged Care Clinical Practice, and Mercy Health Infectious Diseases Physician, Dr. David Turner at Mercy Health participated in the Global Ageing Network webinar, “Infection Control:

  • The importance of international connection during the pandemic

    by Katie Smith Sloan Katie Smith Sloan, Executive Director of the Global Ageing Network and President of LeadingAge, ponders the importance of international cooperation among providers of aging services—during the pandemic and beyond. This story was printed in the LeadingAge newsletter.  Every LeadingAge member has been fighting on the front

  • Global Ageing Network Launches COVID-19 Report

    We are excited to launch the Global Ageing Network report, “Elder Care Providers & COVID-19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives.” The report is a summary of interviews with providers and others in a dozen countries who have shared their COVID experiences up to the end of 2020. It serves as a chronicle of

  • THE NGO COMMITTEE ON AGEING-NEW YORK

    Report: World Population Ageing 2020 Highlights: Living arrangements of older persons This event was a week long event ran by The Longevity Forum. To learn more, visit https://thelongevityforum.com We warmly recommend “Longevity -Read All About it”, an event hosted by Andrew Scott, speaker at the UN Day of the Older Person