Age-friendly Cities and Communities

Look here for updates on the webinar series geared towards addressing and resolving barriers towards sustainable age-friendly cities and communities.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Barometer Study

Take part in the largest global diabetic retinopathy survey! With your participation we can increase knowledge, raise awareness, and improve healthcare

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IFA 13th Global Conference on Ageing

Join us 21-23 June 2016 for the International Federation on Ageing 13th Global Conference, Disasters in an Ageing World: Readiness, Resilience and Recovery.

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IFA Copenhagen Summit

An international knowledge exchange platform for government, industry and civil society to discuss the benefits of reablement for older people.

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News

#EyeCareForAll Photo Competition

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) invites amateur and professional photographers around the world to join in highlighting the impact of eye health in people’s lives, by taking part in an International Photography Competition with theme, ‘Eye care for all’. With support from Bayer Health Care, the…

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Tracking Universal Health Coverage: First global monitoring report

This new report co-authored by the WHO and the World Bank is the first of its kind to measure a small set of indicators to track and monitor health service coverage and financial protection to assess countries’ progress towards universal health coverage. It shows that at least 400 million people do…

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Adult Immunization is Healthy Ageing

The Adult Immunization Advocacy Summit convened on 26-27 June 2015 in Rome, Italy and marks a major step to considering the life course approach to immunization in the context of the healthy ageing policy agenda. The World Health Organization and the US Department of Health and Human Services have identified vaccinations as…

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Blog

Tough Love for Bubbie

Helping someone you care about when they don’t want help is complex. When do you honor their wishes, and when do you superimpose your own beliefs out of a conviction that your instincts are correct? Several years ago, my husband and I faced this question with my mother-in-law; it was…

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Fear of Crime and Older Adults: Myth, presumption, or fact?

My Master’s project in Gerontology, which I completed in 2013, explored 45 years of research addressing fear of crime and older adults.  A close look at the literature actually reveals the correlations between age and fear to be weak.  In fact, the relationship is often the opposite with younger people…

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Up Close and Personal

“I love the job I have now, I wish I started working in this field earlier, but I don’t think I would be as good at it or as empathetic and patient towards my patients.” – Anna Kaczmarek. My mother, Anna, 55 years of age, is a Personal Support Worker…

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