• Announcing 2021 Global Ageing Network Summit Keynote Speakers

    We are excited to announce one of our keynote speakers will be Joe Coughlin, Founder & Director, MIT AgeLab. Dr. Coughlin will provide the Innovations Keynote Address at the upcoming Global Ageing Network Virtual Summit. Dr. Joe Coughlin leads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab. Researcher, teacher & advisor – his work explores how global […]

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  • Celebrate SelfHelp’s 85th Anniversary!

    Selfhelp’s Community Service’s 85th anniversary virtual international conference and training workshop will be convening on October 18-21, 2021. Selfhelp is a large home care and community-based organization which provides a broad set of services to more than 20,000 seniors in New York, and serves as the largest provider to Holocaust survivors in North America. Resilience, […]

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  • Check out Dialog Health’s e-journey’s!

    Green innovations transforming aged care  The world is faced with two transformational challenges, the caring for a rapidly aging population and responding to climate change. Green or nature-based innovations are tackling both of these challenges at once, helping aged care organizations to achieve better care outcomes while adopting more sustainable practices. In this unique learning […]

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  • Vic Rayner, CEO of NCF Receives an OBE in The Queen’s 2021 Birthday Honours

    Vic Rayner, CEO of the National Care Forum (NCF) and a member of the Global Ageing Network board, received The Queen’s rank of Officer of the Order of the British Empire, an honour bestowed to people who have made a significant contribution in their respective fields. To learn more about Vic Rayner and her contribution […]

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  • European Ageing Network Report: Promoting Well-Nutrition in Elderly Care

    The European Ageing Network addressed experts in nutrition in whole Europe to start an EAN Nutrition working group and to create a document and guidelines that would and could be an everyday tool and assistant in the journey towards optimal well-nutrition care. Download the report at:  https://www.ean.care/media/fileman/2021_06_Promoting_well_nutrition.pdf.

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  • OLTCA’s 2021 TiLTC Virtual Conference: Invitation to Submit an Abstract

    Taking place October 26 & 27, the Ontario Long Term Care Association’s (OLTCA) This is Long Term Care 2021 Virtual Conference: Disruptive Impact & Transformative Change  seeks to highlight emerging opportunities, research, and innovations that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been a time of great disruption and an opportunity for the future […]

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  • Registration is open for the 2021 Global Ageing Network Virtual Summit!

      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 issues of quality, access, innovation, and equity—in care practices, […]

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  • 2021 Global Ageing Network Summit

    Connecting with your elder care community has never been more important. 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 our global network, the greater our ability will be to […]

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  • 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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