• 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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  • Building A Culture of Excellence- Aligning Culture and Capability for The Aged Care Sector

    by Kim Yabsley (guest post)  Significant transformation in the human services sector in recent years has created some unique leadership challenges for the aged care industry. In Australia, legislative shifts and the move towards a consumer-directed care model result in challenging circumstances for many providers who are grappling with the operational implementation of changes to […]

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  • New Member Spotlight: The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care in Qatar

    The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan) The Centre for Elderly Empowerment & Care (Ehsan) is a non-governmental organization established in the year 2003 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, under the umbrella of Qatar Foundation for Social Work. The centre aims to promote the role of older persons, and their contribution to […]

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  • Why I Joined the Global Ageing Network: A Perspective from Margie Chapman

    Margie Chapman, founding chairperson, South African Care Forum The South African Care Forum has been an affiliate member of the Global Ageing Network for many years. As Chairperson of this forum, I have used the Global Ageing Network as a platform to share stories from our members from around South Africa, sharing the work they […]

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  • Leading a Life of Continued Fulfillment Post-Retirement – 4 Simple Tips (Guest Post)

    By Anne Haris (Guest Post)  For many people, retirement is a chance to finally do the things they’ve always wanted to do that daily grind didn’t allow. And then, there’s that other group of people who don’t want to retire, because they don’t know how to handle all the time they will have on their […]

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  • A U.S. Peace Corps Response Program Intimate Look

    At the Global Ageing Network’s last “Wisdom Talk,” Pamela Larson, a U.S. Peace Corps Response Program participant, and Dustin Manhart, a recruiter for the U.S. Peace Corps Response Program, discussed the program, which sends experienced professionals to undertake short-term, high impact assignments in communities around the world. Pamela Larson, a self-proclaimed “proud third-ager,” shares an […]

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  • The 2019 Board Nominations Closes on 31 July!

    We are pleased to call for nominations for election to the 2019 Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Express your interest in contributing to making the world a better place to grow old through participation on the Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Candidates should be active in aged care and services and are interested […]

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  • The 2019 Global Ageing Network Conference Call for Content is Open!

    The Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) and the Global Ageing Network are hosting the leading international event for professionals and consumers of long-term care and ageing services, This is Long Term Care, in Toronto, Canada, 17-19 September 2019. And we need your help to make the conference unforgettable! The fall conference’s theme is Transforming […]

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