• Global Ageing Network presents at the 11th session of the UN Open Ended Working Group on Ageing

    The 11th session of the United Nations Open Ended Working Group on Ageing was held from 29 March to 1 April 2021. The working group aims to secure a Convention for the Rights of Older People. There has never been a more urgent time to commit to a Convention to protect the Human Rights of […]

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  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Professional Care Workers: Webinar Summary

    On 11 March 2021, the Global Ageing Network partnered with the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) to host a webinar which addressed the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of professional care workers and strategies to address these needs. John Brennan, BSS, CQSW, BA, MSocSc IPA Board of Directors Vice-President IFSW Europe, Ireland, served as moderator. […]

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  • SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Global Ageing Network Summit

    Connecting to shape the future of services for older adults. Our global community of providers support each other by sharing experiences, strategies, and solutions. This past year has shown us the importance of connection and learning from one another. The more we can expand and strengthen our global network, the greater our ability to address […]

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  • Dialog Health Presents: Are You Ready To Go On A Journey?

    Join Dialog Health virtual study tour in April 2021 and discover 4 innovative models of care to support older people fighting social isolation. Participate in our pre-recorded virtual study visits and in an international online roundtable to share insights and best practices with your peers at the end of the tour. OBJECTIVES With our online […]

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  • Join us for our next webinar: ELDER CARE PROVIDERS & COVID-19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

      We are excited to host a second webinar on 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 […]

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  • Global Ageing Network Events

    The Global Ageing Network and the (IPA) are hosting a webinar on “The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of professional care workers and strategies to address these needs” on March 11 at 8:00 AM US EST. The presentation is intended as an educational event on topics that are timely and relevant to the field of mental […]

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  • “Infection Control: Lessons Learned from Mercy Health”: Webinar Summary

    On January 19, 2021, Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen, Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Donovan, Adj. Prof. Sharon Donovan, Executive Director Nursing, Midwifery and Aged Care Clinical Practice, and Mercy Health Infectious Diseases Physician, Dr. David Turner at Mercy Health participated in the Global Ageing Network webinar, “Infection Control: Lessons Learned from Mercy Health”. […]

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  • The importance of international connection during the pandemic

    by Katie Smith Sloan Katie Smith Sloan, Executive Director of the Global Ageing Network and President of LeadingAge, ponders the importance of international cooperation among providers of aging services—during the pandemic and beyond. This story was printed in the LeadingAge newsletter.  Every LeadingAge member has been fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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  • 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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