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

When A Loved One Needs End-of-Life Care: Issues to Consider

Guest post by Nursing@Georgetown. They are some of the most difficult discussions that families face. However, when a loved one needs end-of-life care, there are many issues to consider, and helping your loved one discuss them ahead of time with a healthcare professional—such as a family nurse practitioner—can help you be…

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IFA 2016 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: The National Council for Voluntary Organisations 8 All Saints St, London N1 9RL, United Kingdom. Thursday 6th October 2016, 9am  Provisional Agenda 1….

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Dr. Jane Barratt Presents Workshop for Age-friendly Western Australia

The Age-friendly Western Australia Workshop was developed by the Age-friendly Interagency Group (AFIG) in collaboration with the Department of Local Government and Communities and Dr. Jane Barratt, Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing. The workshop was held on 28 June 2016 and was facilitated by Dr. Jane Barratt….

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Blog

Grey Hair and Grey Muzzles: Growing Older Together

Guest post by Lisa Lunghofer, Ph.D. “Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made.” –Robert Browning People aren’t the only ones living longer. The American Veterinary Medical Association’s website explains, “Due to improved veterinary care and dietary…

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