Around the world, people are living longer as birth rates decline. As this dramatic shift in global demographics escalates, both public policymakers and the private business sector must reevaluate their long-term strategies. The changing landscape offers significant rewards for those with the foresight to adapt.
Silver is the new green. That’s why we’re stepping up to address population aging with new ways of thinking.
By the year 2050
By 2020, nearly double
that of the 60+
population in 2010
We’re meeting the challenges caused by global aging with winning strategies for economic growth and market solutions that help governments and businesses adapt to these massive demographic shifts.
In June 2023, GCOA released its report, "Healthy Aging in Practice: How Age-Friendly Cities & Communities Can Contribute to an Age-Friendly World," following a roundtable held in New York City with Age Friendly Ireland, along with the United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs (UNDESA), the New York City Department for the Aging, and other stakeholders.Read Now
In April 2023, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) convened a private workshop of experts and officials from Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Italy and the United States to discuss how pull incentives within Japan and around the G7 could reinvigorate antibiotic innovation.Read Now
In October 2022, GCOA's Bone Health Initiative (BHI) launched two white papers outlining key imperatives for advancing bone health in the Decade of Healthy Ageing.Read Now
GCOA, in partnership with Renmin University, convened the first-ever China Healthy Aging Cities Forum, on July 28, 2022. The Forum highlighted positive policy actions in Beijing and other Chinese and global cities to support healthy aging, with adult immunization generally and COVID-19 vaccination success for older adults in particular as key examples.Read Now
New research from Bank of America and the National Menopause Foundation highlights disconnects between employer and employee perceptions of support around menopause. The research demonstrates the value of a menopause-specific benefit program as an imperative for future female employees and a point of differentiation in becoming an employer of choice. More »
Launched in November 2019, the VALUE initiative is a collaboration between GCOA and Pfizer Global Medical Grants that will award a single or multiple grants for up to $1 million USD to improve uptake of vaccines among older adults in Japan, the world's first super-aging society. More »
TIAA Institute, in partnership with AgingWell Hub at Georgetown University, has conducted a series of studies examining workplace attitudes and retirement planning among young adults, providing guidance to financial advisors, and society to help young adults secure their financial future. More »
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