Tag Archives: International Federation on Ageing

Aging & Longevity, Conference Round Up 2019.

Here is my 2019 – 6th annual January blog post with a short list of selected major conferences or symposiums around the world, under the macro theme of Aging and Longevity. As usual, I try to avoid featuring events that are overtly commercial in nature. I look for ones that present a professional and constructive

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Age-friendly Communities: Status Update, Halton Region.

The WHO Global Age-friendly Cities and Communities Network formed in 2010 as an evolutionary response to the 2007 publication of the WHO Age-friendly Cities Guide, which in itself took some sixteen years to develop from The United Nations Principles for Older Persons Resolution A/RES/46/91 For some time, I have tracked and learned a lot about

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IFA 2018 Conference. Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, Last Reflections

#ifaTO2018 One thing I anticipate when attending a professional event such as the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) 14th conference some six weeks ago, is to take in presentations with an eye and ear open for a study in contrasts. This works either in the same presentation or between several sessions over three days, either

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Age Friendly IS Intergenerational

#ifaTO2018 Reflections Age-Friendly was one of the many threads of dialogue woven through the four central themes at the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference in Toronto last month. As a supporter specifically of the age-friendly community aspect (which I prefer to call age inclusive), I could have chosen from any one of the

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Psychosocial well-being and end of life care.

#ifaTO2018 Reflections Our stories of elder care are more regularly being shared or overheard, and if you have not already, there will come a time sooner than later when you will encounter directly the care of an older adult nearing end of life. One could say at the same time, with your own future-self inner

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IFA 2018 Conference. Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, First Reflections.

#ifaTO2018 After almost a year, promoting this event as a Conference Partner and waiting with anticipation to attend, the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference came to a close eleven days ago. As usual with conferences that deliver an abundance of diverse subject matter content – speakers, workshops, symposiums, paper and poster presentations, I

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