• “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


    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