People everywhere are living longer and low-income countries have made the most progress, according to a new report published by the World Health Organization.
Emi Kiyota, visionary creator of Ibasho and IAHSA Board member, gave Washington DC a special treat.
Marust Riley, Chair of Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) and IAHSA Board Member highlights the work Australian ageing care leaders are undertaking through the CALD committee.
Seniors in India are not shying away from technology. They are forward thinking, and very open to new ideas.
The UN Human Rights Council has appointed Rosa Kornfeld-Matte as the new Independent Expert on the full enjoyment of human right of all older persons.
Looking across countries and across generations, a recent study found that life seems better to older people than it does to those in their middle years.
In 2012, Joyce Eid of Beirut, Lebanon visited Palm Village Retirement Community in the U.S. for a month. Her goal was to learn how, as the future Manager of the Moadieh Evangelical Center in Lebanon, she could enhance this assisted living community using the services and protocols of Palm Village as a model.
In China, studies have shown that staying at home longer was linked to better psychological well-being among Chinese seniors.
We lost a wise world elder and leader in Madiba -- let his legacy live on through the work IAHSA does.
Arcadia, of Residencias Vallesol SAC -an IAHSA member - opened its doors as the first CCRC in Peru.
A key finding of ADI's report- "Nutrition and Dementia - Review of Available Research" - is that while weight loss is a common problem for people with dementia, undernutrition can be avoided.
Technologies can play a vital role in creating a better life for people of all ages but to be adopted they need to be fun, affordable, age neutral and natural extensions of technologies in ready use in today's households.
What does diversity mean when the scope is extensive and it may, in fact, be normative?
At the recent G8 summit, the leading economies of the world made a commitment to developing a cure for Dementia by 2025.
What better way to celebrate our 20th year than to honor great caregivers from our membership.
IAHSA welcomes new Board Members in 2014 and says farewell to committed past members. See who comprises the new Board.
Written by Imogen Blood, Joseph Roundtree Foundation study probes what can help older people with high support needs to improve their quality of life.
This year, IAHSA gave its Excellence in Ageing Services award to Belong, a community in the U.K., for its successful exercise program.
Check out photos from the IAHSA/IAHSA-China 10th International Conference in Shanghai, which took place at Le Royal Meridien Hotel from 17-20 November, 2013.
A letter from Katie Sloan, Executive Director, to all conference participants, sponsors and speakers who attended the 10th International Conference in Shanghai, November 2013.
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.