• 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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  • 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.

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  • 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 a pioneer of inclusive aging […]

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  • 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 government policies to care practices […]

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  • 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 control practices, inconsistent front line […]

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  • 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 for greater support for older […]

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  • 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 the webinar. Schutt has the […]

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  • 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 nursing homes are more vulnerable, […]

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  • 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 those living with dementia of […]

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  • Nursing Home Staff During COVID-19

    Dr. Kathy McGilton is a Senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network and a professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She is an active presenter for The Global Ageing Network, and her most recent work with GAN includes speaking at the 2019 Global Ageing conference and […]

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