The most powerful storm ever recorded has just
devastated the Philippines. As always, older
people are among the most vulnerable and isolated in the wake of such a
calamity. Donate now to help the people of the Philippines.
There is a lot of asset capacity coming on-line in China’s senior housing. Asia Healthcare Blog sits down with Katie Smith Sloan about building up a plan to address this.
This report mandates the UN to embark on an inclusive, open, and transparent multi-stakeholder consultation process to help inform and design the post-2015 agenda.
Swapping ideas with providers from other nations will help forge promising solutions to benefit the world’s elderly population. Katie Sloan explains why.
In a recent report on aging in place and the potential that environments have to benefit not only older adults but families and societies as well, MetLife Mature Market Institute composed an indicator system focused on goods, services and infrastructure.
"As young families move to pursue modern jobs in the cities and life expectancy increases, India struggles to address a growing heartbreaking cap in Elder Care."
Today, body-and-soul courses aimed at older people are suddenly popping up everywhere in Moscow to revolutionize the concept of a traditional babushka.
International Longevity Center- Japan gives insight into population ageing in Japan up to the year 2025.
A report from HelpAge International provides an analytical record of the rich conference discussions on key issues, challenges, legal gaps, and possible action points.
Responses to mobility challenges have to be considered at all levels of the mobility system: from vehicles and infrastructure to transport system. An Austrian study identifies profiles of Older People for mobility research.
During the Week of November 26th, IAHSA Executive Director, Katie Smith-Sloan is visiting Seoul, South Korea, to participate in the Changwon Conference.
At the Museum: Videoconferencing for Seniors
The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has been bringing distance learning through videoconferencing to seniors with limited movement and to all those who want to learn but may happen to live too far away from that museum for a site visit.
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is an American Jewish community agency based in Washington DC that builds a network of support in Israel. So what is it doing in the Ukraine?
How can the design of senior housing improve public health? And how is senior housing different from other types of housing? Sam Beall seeks an answer.
2012 IdeaHouse - Home Improvement
As part of LeadingAge’s Annual Meeting taking place 21-24 October 2012 in Denver, Colorado, the LeadingAge IdeaHouse takes the spotlight in innovative design.
EAHSA Malta – Active Ageing: The Challenge for Providers
On September 27 and 28, the European Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (EAHSA) held their bi-annual conference in Malta.