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  1. Global Coalition on Aging Joins 2022 Celebration of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) Dedicated to “Digital Technologies for Older Persons and Healthy Ageing”

    Innovation and healthy aging are profoundly linked through digital technology co-design with and for older adults New York, NEW YORK (May 17, 2022) – For the first time in its history, the United Nations (UN) World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) marks the global importance of aging as the defining demographic shift of the…

  2. CAGG 7th Silver Economy & Health Wealth Forum

    January 25, 2022 / Hainan Province, CHINA; Virtual

    The China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CAGG) hosted the seventh annual Silver Economy & Health Wealth Forum in Hainan Province. Michael Hodin, delivered his speech virtually, celebrating GCOA’s longstanding partnership with CAGG and highlighting the challenges and opportunities for China of healthy aging and the silver economy. GCOA was the official international partner of…

  3. AMR Threat to National Health Systems and Economies: A Call-to-Action

    November 24, 2021 / New York, USA

    During World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) hosted a live webinar and expert panel discussion, sponsored by Merck, titled, AMR Threat to National Health Systems and Economies: A Call-to-Action. The discussion centered around two recently published reports: the 2021 AMR Preparedness Index, a first-of-its-kind report created in partnership with the…

  4. Ageism: how age discrimination can be fought in society and the workplace – but older people have to stop believing the stereotypes first

    Ageism is something that’s likely to affect everybody as they grow older and it should be treated as seriously as other “isms”, such as racism and sexism. That was the main takeaway from a recent “Solutions to Combat Ageism” webinar, organised in New York by the Global Coalition on Ageing, which aims to educate and drive change to improve older people’s health, productivity and social engagement.

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