• Nursing Home Residents, Families, and Staff Demand Israel’s Health Ministry Take More Action on Coronavirus

    April 1, 2020 Nursing Home Residents, Families, and Staff Demand Israel’s Health Ministry Take More Action on Coronavirus Israel is home to 1.1 million people over 65 years old. While 97% of those people live in private homes, those with conditions that require support move to assisted care. Unlike in a private home, those in […]

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  • Coronavirus in Lebanon

    The Global Ageing Network has been hearing from friends worldwide on the conditions experienced during and steps being taken to respond to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.   Last month, prior to the coronavirus pandemic, we heard from Joyce Eid from the Moadieh Evangelical Center for Assisted Living, on how Lebanon’s social and political environment impacted its […]

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  • A Letter from Judy Martin, Chair

    As the reported cases of COVID-19 increase across Australia and around the world, I know we are all extremely worried, noting particularly the population objective for containment includes the most vulnerable, elders.  Across the globe, the Global Ageing Network (GAN) board members are in daily contact sharing their experiences from their countries, assessing how different […]

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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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  • Seniors and Lebanese Protests

    by Joyce Eid Triggered by a stagnant economy, endemic corruption of the public sector, and condemnation of sectarian political rule, civil protests are taking place in Lebanon. The revolution may have started with the youth, but senior citizens rapidly joined the peaceful uprise. They are protesting against the corrupt system and debilitating financial policies that […]

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  • European Ageing Network’s Vision for Long-Term Care

    By Jiri Horecky President, European Ageing Network EUROPEAN AGEING NETWORK is introducing the Vision 2030 for long term care in Europe. The European Ageing Network (EAN) was created in 2017, though that doesn’t mean it’s a brand-new organization. Behind EAN are two European organizations with a long history: EDE, the European Association of Directors and […]

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  • U.K. Proposal Exacerbates Workforce Shortage in Ageing Services

    Immigration and ageing services may seem like 2 unrelated topics, but the 2 actually heavily depend on each other. Over a year ago, Katie Smith Sloan wrote that the key to filling the tremendous amount of job vacancies in aged-care services in most countries is through foreign-born workers.  Today, many governments continue ignoring those employment […]

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  • Global Ageing Network Partners with Dialog Health

    The Global Ageing Network is excited to announce our partnership with Dialog Health, an organization that designs and organizes international study trips. Dialog Health provides a unique opportunity for executives from the health and social care sectors to discover the latest innovations in the field. The team comprises a core staff of skilled consultants and trainers. […]

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  • 2020: The New Decade for Healthy Ageing

    By Judy Martin, Chair, Global Ageing Network The beginning of a new year and a new decade is an exciting and reflective time to evaluate where we are as an organisation and as a collaborative community/field. To facilitate global communication, The Global Ageing Network’s (GAN’s) stated mission is to enhance the quality of life for […]

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