• 2019 Global Ageing Network Ageing Service Award Winner!

    Global Ageing Network Excellence in Ageing Services Awards The Global Ageing Excellence in Ageing Services Award recognizes organizations and/or individuals for programs and services that are models of innovation and excellence and that contribute significantly to the quality of life of the individuals served. The Global Ageing Network is pleased

  • South Korean Members Present at Our May “Wisdom Talk”

    The Global Ageing Network thanks Dr. Chang Hoon Ko from South Korea and Imja Choi for their 2 May “Wisdom Talk” presentation. Chang Hoon Ko is an author and president of World Association for Island Studies. Dr. Ko also serves as the co-president of Global Ageing Network Korea. Dr. Ko

  • Member Profile: Ageing Concern Foundation

    Located in Western Kenya, the Ageing Concern Foundation (ACF), strives to enrich livelihoods of vulnerable senior citizens (> 65 yrs) who are pillars from which communities tap wisdom and guidance. Founded in 2018, ACF focuses on strengthening the livelihoods and resilience of often neglected elders in Migori County. Currently, there

  • Global Ageing Network’s Normative Statement to the UN OEWGA

    The following statement was submitted to the United Nations 10th session Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing focusing on the normative elements of the rights to long-term and palliative care. The Global Ageing Network is pleased to speak to the focus areas for normative content and we also and most willingly

  • How to Care for Our Ageing World

    The most recent population aging report by the United Nations illustrated that the global population aged 60 reached 9.62 billion. It has been projected that by the year 2050, the population aged 60 will reach 2.1 billion. The ageing population is growing due to declining fertility rates and advancements in

  • The Global Ageing Network Calls for Action From the UN

    Marcus Riley provided the statement to 10th Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing at the United Nations on behalf of the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (the Global Ageing Network) Our association, otherwise known as the Global Ageing Network, is pleased to present a statement on behalf

  • Global Ageing Network Hosts HelpAge for the first Wisdom Talk of 2019!

    At the “Wisdom Talk” in January 2019, The Global Ageing Network welcomed Kate Bunting, Executive Director of HelpAge USA, to discuss the work HelpAge USA  does in partnership with HelpAge International to improve the lives of older people. HelpAge USA was established in 2009 with the mission of advancing the

  • 50 Life Stories, 22 Countries, 1 Book

    A Common Wealth of Experience: Freedom fighters, child brides, and other untold real life stories by Ingrid Eyers In an undertaking aiming to contribute towards reducing ageism in society, young people aged (16-24) were encouraged to talk to an older person about their life as part of a writing competition.

  • New Member Profile: The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan)

    The Global Ageing Network is excited to welcome our new member from Qatar! At the heart of the Global Ageing Network are our members and we aim to share stories and best practices from our members. The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan) is a non-governmental organization established in

  • A Network For All

     By Rich Schutt, Chair, The Global Ageing Network Board meetings of the Global Aging Network (GAN) are interesting events. Given the geographic spread of the board members, it’s necessary to hold many of the Board meetings telephonically. Recently, while on a GAN phone call, it occurred to me that the