• THE NGO COMMITTEE ON AGEING-NEW YORK

    Report: World Population Ageing 2020 Highlights: Living arrangements of older persons This event was a week long event ran by The Longevity Forum. To learn more, visit https://thelongevityforum.com We warmly recommend “Longevity -Read All About it”, an event hosted by Andrew Scott, speaker at the UN Day of the Older Person 2019.

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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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  • 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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  • Global Economic Policy Reactions to COVID-19

    by Beth Brodsky Countries across the globe are changing economic policy to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Today’s emergency response will specifically impact the world’s aged and how people will age in future years. For example, the International Monetary Fund reports that in Jordan, as of March 23, the country is allocating 50% of its […]

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  • A Success Story from Kenya

    By Nancy Wagachu Program Director Wells Of Hope Centre Senior Citizen Nursing Centre is a registered nonprofit/non-governmental organization founded in 2015 with a mission to provide quality and dignified care for the aged in Kenya. The founding members, led by visionary Helen Kariuki, started outreach programs where they visited vulnerable elders in their homes. They […]

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  • Physical Distancing Does Not Mean Social Isolation

    Physical Distancing Does Not Mean Social Isolation by Beth Brodsky Many countries like Canada were already aware of the risks older adults experienced from social isolation and loneliness. Risks included depression, poor general health, and more. Physical distancing in the time of coronavirus does not have to mean social isolation. Below are strategies from around […]

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  • A Student’s Experience with the Ageing Field

    By Randhika Aturaliya I have been a Global Ageing Network intern since January and it has opened my eyes to the ageing field. Last month, I attended the LeadingAge Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, and was excited to immerse myself in the field with thousands of ageing services leaders from around the country and […]

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  • Sustainable Development Goals and Aging

    The Stakeholder Group on Ageing (SGA) represents the voice of older persons in the United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) include no poverty and zero hunger. SGA brings together global networks to discuss the issue of aging and the needs of older persons around the world. Read more.  

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  • September Wisdom Talk Highlights Cameroon-based Organization

    The Global Aging Network welcomed speakers Jack York, founder of It’s Never Too Late (iN2L), and Francis Njuakom Nchii, founder of CDTVA Cameroon, on Sept. 27 for the Wisdom Talk monthly series. CDTVA is an organization in Cameroon that promotes home care for elders at the grassroots level. Nchii is also involved with the Eldercare […]

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  • A Generational Approach on Senior Living Workforce

    Senior Housing News, with sponsorship from PointClickCare, recently published an e-book that looks at the senior living workforce and its impact across 5 generations: Traditionalist, baby boomers, Generation X, Generation Y (the millennial generation), and Generation Z. The millennial generation compromises the largest percentage of the workforce. Many businesses have focused their efforts on this […]

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