June 1-7 2014, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) will lead a week-long Study tour to communities in the Chicagoland area around the theme of "Community Partnerships".
Registration is now open. Schedule of Events is available here.
August 17-20, Toronto, Canada.
IAHSA is inviting researchers and providers to Canada on a three-day tour of long-term care research and its implementation in care settings. The tour will visit Tornoto Rehab, Schlegel Villages and Baycrest in a series of site visits, lectures and roundtables with the opportunity to engage with researchers and leadership on how to make provider-based research partnerships and translate research into practice. More information will be available in early April 2014.
CHAPTER MEMBER EVENTS
September 25-26, 2014. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
IAHSA's European Chapter, EAHSA, orgnizes a biannual European conference. In 2014, the conference will focus around the theme of "Innovation in Ageing Services: Pathways to the Future". In joint partnership with ActiZ, the Dutch association for residential and home care organizations and infant and child health clinics, EAHSA invites you to join its members in Amsterdam to share knowledge on the pathway to the future in ageing services. For more information, visit the EAHSA conference website.
September 24, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
This forum will explore actual and potential uses of technologies, including those that have strong evidence of efficacy to improve quality of life, efficient delivery of care and services and have promise of reducing costs. We will review recent research findings that explore the relevance and effectiveness of technologies to address chronic care management and other needs associated with aging. We will explore emerging technologies and their application in real world settings. And, we will look at technology-enabled care models that feature long term care in a variety of settings. Technology is a critical element of the kind of innovation that is needed to address our global aging phenomenon. The Global Aging Technology Forum will bring together leaders in this field to explore today’s reality and the opportunities that lie ahead.
October 7-10, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
The South African Care Forum is joining forces with the National Care Forum (NCF) UK, Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) and Care Malta to celebrate National Care Home Open Day on 20 June 2014. The South African Care Forum is spearheaded by IAHSA's Board Chair, Margie Van Zyl.
October 19-22, 2014, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
LeadingAge brings thousands of non-profit members together each year to the Annual Meeting and Expo, a learning environment filled iwth education presentations, hundred of experts, useful member-focused tools and hearty lunches. Join LeadingAge and IAHSA next year in Downtown Nashville. Learn more about the event here.
August 31 - September 3, 2015, Perth, Australia.
Information to be available Spring 2014. Please check back for more information.