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

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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Day Seven: Seven Ways to Build Support for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People

Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, the Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons has now released her report to the Human Rights Council. You can read the report in full here. In the report, the Independent Expert concludes that older people face particular challenges to their rights. She finds…

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Day Six: Seven Ways to Build Support for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People

Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, the Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons has now released her report to the Human Rights Council. You can read the report in full here. In the report, the Independent Expert concludes that older people face particular challenges to their rights. She finds…

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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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