Tag Archives: ageing

Rights Matter. Population Ageing in the 2020’s

Not to rush the future, but 2020 is fast upon us and last week the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) announced its 15th Global Conference on Ageing, entitled “Rights Matter”.       Taking place in Niagara Falls, Canada – November 1-3, here is a brief intro to this theme as described on the IFA

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Healthy Ageing: WHO – Setting Priorities for Research

Global networks on ageing and longevity are actively engaged in communications, as we head into the fall of 2017, social media and e-news streaming all sorts of messages. Last week in my blog post, I referred to news of the Ryerson National Institute on Ageing (NIA) holding a one-day comprehensive conference in Toronto on November

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Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing. IFA Toronto 2018

As mentioned in my first blog post this year, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is holding its 14th Global Conference in Toronto from August 8 -10, 2018. While that seems a long way off, it feels comforting to bring it up again on a snowy March day like today here in Toronto. Last week

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 3

Final observations and comments about the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) November 2016 conference – Re-think Ageing. If you were new to the subject of ageing and longevity and attended the conference, it would have been a good thing as it served well as a primer, encompassing multiple facets structured around the four pillars in

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 1

For its inaugural year 2016, the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) at Ryerson University in Toronto looks to have set the stage well for its future vision. Closing with a November conference – Re-think Ageing – that as the song goes, covered the waterfront with a splash of speakers; the event hitting the mark at

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Summer Shorts 22 – Toronto. A Global Centre for Ageing & Longevity?

If you can’t do it, what’s the next best thing to attending a conference half way around the world from Toronto? Why a video clip of course! The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) held its 13th global conference in Brisbane Australia this June 2016, and one of the nice things they did last week was

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