Tag Archives: International Federation on Ageing

Aging in Times of New Nationalisms

So is the special focus of the upcoming conference run by the Aging and Social Change Research Network taking place in Vienna. Sept. 16-17, 2019. We so easily recognize the general conversation around aging and longevity with its myriad of subset topics such as health and wellness, technology and aging in place, financial planning and

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Summer Shorts 36: The Art of Ageing Forum – a quick nod!

Seven summers of summer shorts! Since 2012, I usually write some quick musings, for a few opening weeks of the lazy hazy days of summer and this year I start with a quick nod to AGE WORKS and their major event last week at Niagara College – titled the Art of Ageing Forum. A warm

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Stanford Longevity Design – 2018/19 Winners.

In Praise of Intergenerational Design Story telling between generations seems to be the winner of the Stanford Center on Longevity 6th annual Design Challenge at the finalist’s pitch presentation last week. For the first time, there was a tie for first place between two design teams, which addressed this theme of intergenerational story telling. If

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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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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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