Tag Archives: International Federation on Ageing

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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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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