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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IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing

The IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing is taking place in our home city of Toronto, Ontario on August 8-10, 2018. To register now and learn more, please click the link below.

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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

A stronger retirement system means more money for seniors now and in the future

Canada has a diverse and growing seniors’ population with approximately 4.8 million people who are 65 years old or older. In 2015, for the first time in Canadian history, the number of Canadians aged 65 and older outnumbered the number of children 14 and younger. The Government of Canada is…

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World Pneumonia Day (12 November 2017)

The 2017 World Pneumonia Day (WPD) will take place on 12 November. This year, the IFA will highlight the importance of vaccination against pneumococcal pneumonia for older people and at-risk groups. These vulnerable groups have a higher likelihood of complications from pneumonia including hospitalization, admission to long-term care, or premature…

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14th Global Conference on Ageing – Seeking Abstracts

The IFA and the 14th Global Conference on Ageing are seeking abstracts for presentation at the Conference (8-10 August 2018) in Toronto, Canada. The abstracts should fit into one of the four Conference themes – Combating Ageism, Toward Healthy Ageing, Age-Friendly Environments, and Addressing Inequalities – and can be paper,…

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Blog

Unequal Ageing: Older Prisoners Ageing in Place

“In managing the growing wave of older offenders, it would be wise to avoid some of the mistakes we have already made along the way in regards to the mentally ill. Just as prisons today have become the new asylums, we do not want the prisons of tomorrow to become…

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