Eye See You National Campaign on Eye Health

We surveyed ordinary Canadians and medical professionals to learn about the importance they place on vision health, physician autonomy and patient choice and empowerment.

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Your Global Point of Contact on Adult Vaccination

Learn more about how IFA works with NGOs, clinicians, and other experts to improve uptake rates of adult immunization globally and ensuring healthy ageing for all.

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DR Barometer: Shifting the Needle to Prevent DR

The time has come to take meaningful action to stop the advance of a debilitating vision disorder known as diabetic retinopathy (DR), which affects some 93 million adults worldwide.

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Sign the Older LGBTQI Call to Action Today

Join a global network of individuals and organizations committed to protecting and promoting the rights of older people by signing the Older LGBTQI People Call to Action!

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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.

IFA Expert Centre Spotlights

In support of the IFA’s “virtual expert centre” Spotlights connect the IFA’s experts to global issues currently trending in the news.

Click here to view the full range of IFA ExpertFile Spotlights.

News

Webinar Announcement: Use of medicines by the elderly – The role of pharmacy in promoting adherence

Population ageing and the consequent increase in the number of people taking multiple medicines for long-term conditions create a need for the development of targeted services to improve care at the community level and quality of life. Enabling people to live a longer and better life should be the overarching…

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2018 IFA Annual Members Meeting

In accordance with Section 4 of the corporation’s bylaws members of the International Federation on Ageing are advised of the Annual Members Meeting to be held at: DaneAge, Snorresgade 17-19 2300 Copenhagen S 6 December 2018 1:30 PM Provisional Agenda 1. Welcome and apologies Mr Hastrup 2. Approval of the…

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World Pneumonia Day 2018

12 November 2018 FULL STATEMENT  Today, in honour of World Pneumonia Day, The International Federation on Ageing joins the Alliance for Aging Research, the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations, the European Geriatric Medicine Society, the European Interdisciplinary Council on Ageing, the Immunisation Coalition, Immunize Canada, the International…

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Blog

It takes a community to prevent a fall: We all have a role to play

IFA Guest Blogger: Marguerite Oberle Thomas, Consultant -Liaison, Fall Prevention Community of Practice. Thomas, a senior, has worked in Injury Prevention since 1996.   Fall Prevention Month is a November campaign initiated for the fourth year by pan-Canadian partnering organizations that assist intermediaries who work with older adults and those…

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