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

  • 2020-2021 Global Ageing Network Annual Report

    The past year was one like no other! The 2020-2021 Global Ageing Network Annual Report shares the successes and challenges of our members and partners in a world ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope that the coming year will be one of growth and prosperity.

  • Welcome our new Global Ageing Network Sponsors and Business Affiliates

    Parker Health Parker is a non-for-profit, New Jersey-based aging services organization with over 100 years’ experience that is committed to empowering older Americans. We are a diverse community of over 1,000 dedicated and passionate employees, caregivers, volunteers, thought leaders, researchers, educators, and partners. Our award-winning standards and approaches have made us

  • Global Ageing Events

    Global Ageing Network Event at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience  Join the Global Ageing Network at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Annual Experience on November 11, 2020 at 10 AM US EST. Dialog Health, will introduce their “ejourney” concept and take us on a virtual tour through two elder communities

  • Parker Health Sponsors Virtual Roundtable with International Providers

    On October 29, 2020, global leaders in aged care participated in a virtual roundtable to investigate the future in a post-COVID world and discussed opportunities for improvement and innovation in the aged care sector.  The opportunities that have emerged as a result of the global pandemic range from changes in

  • A New Deal for Seniors is Urgently Needed

    A New Deal is urgently needed to restore the public faith in long term care while at the same time creating a sense of hope for older adults to embrace elderhood. The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on the state of aged care: the living and working conditions, infection

  • International Day of Older Persons

    Oct. 1 marked the 30th anniversary celebration of International Older Persons Day (IDOP). The focus of this year’s IDOP was on how pandemics address aging and change our approach to aging. With the emergence of COVID-19, the lives of older adults have been put on the lines illustrating the need

  • Human Resource Capacity Building during COVID-19 Webinar

    On September 15, Global Ageing Network, Heritage Foundation and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology will co-host a webinar focused on human resources capacity building during COVID-19. Three panelists will provide their input based on their roles at their organization and their countries. Rich Schutt from Providence Life Services will moderate

  • Nursing Homes During COVID-19

    More than 80 percent of COVID-19 deaths in Canada are from nursing homes or long term care facilities. Around the world, the percentage of deaths in nursing homes remains high.  In nursing homes in Australia, there have been outbreaks in 80 aged care facilities.  Despite warnings that older adults in

  • Support For Those Living With Dementia Webinar

    On July 21, 2020 Global Ageing Network, Heritage Foundation and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology  co-hosted a webinar focused on dementia care in the midst of COVID. Four distinguished panelists each provided their perspectives based on their distinct roles and countries. Dr Al Power, U.S.-based gerontologist, described the benefits to