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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Register Now: IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing

Take advantage of the early bird fees by registering today for the IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing, 21-23 June 2016 in Brisbane, Australia.

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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

Queensland Announces Age-Friendly Action Plan

While speaking at the IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing, Queensland Seniors Minister Coralee O’Rourke announced plans for the Government of Queensland to become more age-friendly, and released the state’s first age-friendly communities action plan. The action plan includes 79 actions that will be delivered over a four year period, with…

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Dr Debra Whitman Talks Age-Friendly Communities at IFA 13th Global Conference

Dr Debra Whitman, Chief Public Policy Officer at AARP joined‪ the IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing to talk about age-friendly communities. Speaking to Seniors News about the realities of an ageing‬ population, Dr Whitman talks about the success of age-friendly initiatives at the local level, with a diverse range of cities, towns…

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IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing Wraps Up in Brisbane

The IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing has officially come to a close in Brisbane. The conference welcomed delegates from all over the world, and featured thought provoking discussions and sessions about a wide range of ageing issues. Day 3 of the Conference saw the launch of AFIX – a…

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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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