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

SAGE Senior Living Study Tour to India – Bookings Now Open!

Join your colleagues from around the Commonwealth on an inaugural Seniors Living study tour to India, from February 13 to 25, 2017. This tour provides a unique and exclusive opportunity to meet CEOs and other leaders of the Northern Indian business and ageing services sectors. Conducted on behalf of CommonAge, this…

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Dr. Jane Barratt Receives Congratulations for Age-Friendly Interagency Workshop

Dr. Jane Barratt, the IFA’s Secretary General, recently presented at the Age-Friendly Interagency Workshop, held in June by the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Local Government and Communities. The workshop was attended by more than 85 representatives from regional and metropolitan local governments, the not-for-profit and community service sectors,…

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United Nations Shares Critical New Report on Ageing

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recently published a critical Report of the Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons. Among the Independent Expert’s key conclusions are: Older persons face a number of particular challenges in the enjoyment of their human rights that…

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Why My Roommate Is My Dad

Guest post by Dr. Jill M. Bjerke. Yes, what goes around comes around.  The child we once parented has now taken on the role of a parent to us with a complete role reversal. While it may seem that the greater percentage of seniors live alone, the fact is that…

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