• 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 who share a common interest […]

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  • 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 Europe, Ireland, served as moderator. […]

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  • 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 greater our ability to address […]

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  • 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 to the field of mental […]

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  • “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: Lessons Learned from Mercy Health”. […]

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  • 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 2020 provider experiences, offers […]

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  • 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 in the Netherlands to include:  […]

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  • Worldwide Testing Shortage Impacts Long-term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes

    The coronavirus is in more than 180 countries (that’s 92% of the world.) We don’t know the number of people affected because of the lack of worldwide testing. Nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and other aging services providers are unnecessarily bearing the brunt of negative attention for what is an international problem in testing. Global […]

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  • A note from Katie Smith Sloan, Global Ageing Network Executive Director

    Global Ageing Network members and partners, As countries around the world address the challenges associated with the Coronavirus, I would be remiss if I didn’t pause to express my deep gratitude and appreciation for the work you are doing. I’ve heard from some of you and am struck by your calm, caring, and thoughtful approach […]

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  • A message from the Executive Director about the Coronavirus

    Dear Global Ageing Network Members, As I’m sure you have heard on the news, many countries are preparing for a Coronavirus outbreak or are currently implementing measures to contain spread of Coronavirus. We have gathered the most relevant and essential tools for you as you prepare your organization for the possibility of an outbreak. COVID-19 […]

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