Copenhagen 2017 Summit on Cognitive Reserve

The International Federation on Ageing and DaneAge are pleased to announce that the emerging area of Cognitive Reserve will be the focus of attention at these connected international events.

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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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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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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

New landmark study reveals adults with diabetes at unnecessary risk of vision loss

The DR Barometer – a study of almost 7,000 adults with diabetes and health care professionals from 41 countries highlights the urgent need for clear patient care pathways and robust, responsive health systems around the world to prevent unnecessary vision loss associated with diabetes.1 Approximately one in three adults with…

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World Pneumonia Day – November 12, 2016

Today is World Pneumonia Day, and we are reaching out to friends, colleagues, members and everyone concerned with healthy ageing for your involvement. Improving adult vaccination uptake rates is critical for healthy ageing populations around the world. To that end, the IFA has developed a comprehensive social media calendar.  The calendar…

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WHO Pre-Call for Expressions of Interest: Community-based Social Innovations for Older People

The WHO Kobe Centre and RAND Europe are now inviting all interested parties to suggest case study sites for a large-scale research project of community-based social innovations (CBSIs) that support healthy ageing for older people in middle-income countries (MICs). Please see the website below for WHO Kobe Centre and RAND Europe for more information on…

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Blog

Increased Longevity Means Making Better Retirement Plans

Guest post by Violet Swenson. As the majority of the baby boomer generation enters the retirement phase, we need to consider better retirement plans. As documented by the National Institute on Aging, life expectancy has risen through the years, with the global rate of centenarians expected to increase by more…

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