• Global Ageing Network’s Normative Statement to the UN OEWGA

    The following statement was submitted to the United Nations 10th session Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing focusing on the normative elements of the rights to long-term and palliative care. The Global Ageing Network is pleased to speak to the focus areas for normative content and we also and most willingly endorse the joint position statement […]

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  • How to Care for Our Ageing World

    The most recent population aging report by the United Nations illustrated that the global population aged 60 reached 9.62 billion. It has been projected that by the year 2050, the population aged 60 will reach 2.1 billion. The ageing population is growing due to declining fertility rates and advancements in medicine and technology that allow […]

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  • The Global Ageing Network Calls for Action From the UN

    Marcus Riley provided the statement to 10th Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing at the United Nations on behalf of the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (the Global Ageing Network) Our association, otherwise known as the Global Ageing Network, is pleased to present a statement on behalf of the organisations we represent […]

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  • Global Ageing Network Hosts HelpAge for the first Wisdom Talk of 2019!

    At the “Wisdom Talk” in January 2019, The Global Ageing Network welcomed Kate Bunting, Executive Director of HelpAge USA, to discuss the work HelpAge USA  does in partnership with HelpAge International to improve the lives of older people. HelpAge USA was established in 2009 with the mission of advancing the well-being of older people and […]

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  • 50 Life Stories, 22 Countries, 1 Book

    A Common Wealth of Experience: Freedom fighters, child brides, and other untold real life stories by Ingrid Eyers In an undertaking aiming to contribute towards reducing ageism in society, young people aged (16-24) were encouraged to talk to an older person about their life as part of a writing competition. For the stories to come […]

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  • New Member Profile: The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan)

    The Global Ageing Network is excited to welcome our new member from Qatar! At the heart of the Global Ageing Network are our members and we aim to share stories and best practices from our members. The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan) is a non-governmental organization established in 2003 by Her Highness Sheikha […]

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  • A Network For All

     By Rich Schutt, Chair, The Global Ageing Network Board meetings of the Global Aging Network (GAN) are interesting events. Given the geographic spread of the board members, it’s necessary to hold many of the Board meetings telephonically. Recently, while on a GAN phone call, it occurred to me that the call itself was a metaphor […]

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  • P-R-E-V-E-N-T-I-O-N: 2019 Inspiration for Ageing Well

    Laetitia Daufenbach, senior vice president, head of strategic planning and projects at Sodexo and a Global Ageing Network board member, shared her new year’s inspiration in one simple acronym: P-R-E-V-E-N-T-I-O-N. Her reflection inspires all to take control of our destiny and inspires us to age well and extend our own life expectancies. As I reflect […]

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  • OLTCA CEO Promotes 2019 Biennial Conference

    Join the conversation in Toronto – September 2019 The Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) is thrilled to be partnering with the renowned Global Ageing Network for 2019, bringing the biennial conference back to Canada for the first time in 20 years. We’ve combined the association’s annual research and innovation conference, This is Long Term […]

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  • Global Ageing Members Learn About Global Connections in Lebanon

    Global Ageing Network members gathered over breakfast at the 2018 LeadingAge Annual Meeting in Philadelphia this past October to connect and hear the story of Joyce Eid, manager for Moadieh Evangelical Center (MEC) for Assisted Living. Eid shared her global connections experience in establishing the Interfaith Group, a collaboration of 10 long-term care centers of […]

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