Companion Animals and the Health of Older Persons

See the finalists from our #CompanionAnimals Photographic Competition and view the latest in the Companion Animals Infographic Series.

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Your Global Point of Contact to Vaccination Experts

Learn more about how IFA is working towards improving the uptake rates of adult immunization globally and ensuring healthy ageing for all.

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Age-friendly Environments

Sign up and learn more about the new Age-friendly Innovation Exchange, an interactive learning platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration.

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IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing

Learn about the IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing. Outcomes, highlights, photos, presentations and media from the conference can be accessed here.

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IFA Expert Centre

The IFA is pleased to launch this “virtual expert centre”, featuring thought leaders and special experts in policy, research and practice in fields associated with population ageing. Click here to view the full IFA Expert Centre.

News

Companion Animals and the Health of Older Persons: International Day of Friendship

July 30th is the International Day of Friendship, which was first proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly. The goal of the International Day of Friendship is to build bridges between communities by encouraging friendship and peace efforts between people, cultures, countries and individuals. The relationship between people and…

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Elections to the IFA Board NOW OPEN!

The IFA Nominating Committee welcomes statements of candidacy from expert individuals, academia, business and non-governmental organizations. The candidate’s involvement in the IFA and other relevant organisations, as well as their commitment to the field of ageing and older people will be taken into consideration. To be considered, the candidate must…

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Eye See You: Advocating for Options in Eye Health Campaign

– 94% of Doctors say that being unable to prescribe the most appropriate treatment because of cost is a barrier to good patient care. –  Estimates suggest that more than 50,000 Canadians will lose their sight every year due to conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma,…

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Blog

“Reablement” and What It Means For Global Aging

Guest Blog Contributed by Dr Jill Bjerke, IFA member and creator of the home assessment mobile app Silver Spaces Recently I was very fortunate to attend the invitation-only International Federation on Ageing 2016 Summit on “Reablement and Older People” in Copenhagen, Denmark. 17 countries were represented, including China, Australia and Nigeria….

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