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IAHSA brings you the most current industry news in ageing housing, services, technology, research and advocacy from around the world.


Global AgeWatch Index Adds Five New Countries in 2014

On October 1, the day designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Older Persons, HelpAge Internatinoal released its Global AgeWatch Index.

Ethical Decision Making in a Care Environment

Dan Levitt, IAHSA Board Member and Executive Director of Tabor Home Society (Vancouver, BC) applies the ethics and standards typically used in medicine to end-of-life decision making. 

Chicago Declaration Aims to Fill Local Advocacy Needs

A small group met for a side event at the United Nations for the Fifth Open Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) to discuss the Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons.

IAHSA Brings SAGE Tour to New York

IAHSA continues to build bridges and partnerships with senior care leaders in other countries via the Country Connections program, where participants are put in contact with carefully selected communities that inspire innovative ideas which can be exported to any country. 

Rio Declaration Focuses on Developing a Culture of Care

The International Longevity Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (ILC-BR) disseminates the Rio Declaration with a focus on developing a culture of care grounded in human rights.

World Health Statistics Published by WHO 

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.

IAHSA's New Publication


 Design for Aging Book Cover

Learn more about the publication and how to purchase your copy.


IAHSA-China 2014 Conference

Postponed. New date TBD, Shanghai, China.

The China Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA-China) is pleased to announce its 2014 conference. The event will feature presentations from well-known experts in the areas of China Senior Living design, legal, operations, information technology and finance.

2015 ACSA/IAHSA Global Ageing Conference

August 31 - September 4, 2015, Perth, Australia.

In conjunction with Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA), a national peak body representing non-profit aged care in Australia, the three day conference will feature site visits, a Design for Ageing Showcase, a Global Research Forum, Expo and social events for networking. Visit the full conference website here.


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