We Have A Strategic Vision for Global Aging

Taking On Longevity with Market Innovation

We develop initiatives that focus on meeting the challenges of worldwide aging with groundbreaking market solutions and progressive public policies.

Through our white papers, roundtables, webinars, presentations to third parties, and other communications materials, we are leading the global aging dialogue and providing public education designed to enable healthier and more active aging.

Silver Economy Forum

On July 9-10, 2019, the Government of Finland and the Global Coalition on Aging convened the first-ever Silver Economy Forum for government and business leaders. Helsinki was the site of this first-ever conference, as Finland is one of the world’s oldest nations, the current seat of the EU Presidency, and the home of innovations in policymaking and business successes targeting the aging population. The Forum also coincided with the EU Ministerial and occurred on the cusp of the World Health Organization’s Decade of Healthy Ageing.

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The Power of Touch

GCOA partnered with the National Alliance for Caregiving and Nestlé Skin Health SHIELD to create tools to help caregivers better understand how something as seemingly simple as touch can be both empowering and transformative in the caregiving relationship. 

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A Life Course of Healthy Vision: A Critical Priority for the 21st Century

In May 2019, GCOA released a new white paper upending the prevailing view of deteriorating vision as an inevitable consequence of aging and calling on policymakers and stakeholders to prioritizing healthy vision as we age on the public health and economic policy agendas.

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Guiding Principles For Age-Friendly Businesses

The Guiding Principles for Age-Friendly Businesses help companies create workplaces that embrace and support workers of all ages – key to success in a rapidly aging world. Companies that endorse these seven principles not only will be seen as forward-thinking and ahead of the game, they also will be positioned to realize tangible gains in productivity, competitiveness, and worker satisfaction.

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Implementing a Life-Course Approach to Immunization

2019

Hidden Costs of Alzheimer’s Disease Study

2019

Global Heart Failure Alliance

2019

Healthy Ageing and Adult Vaccine Policy Roundtable and Report

2019

Focus on Eye Health Summit 2019

2019

Self-Employed: Defying and Redefining Retirement

2019

Relationship-Based Home Care Report (German)

2019

The Power of Touch

2019

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey

2019

Partner Perspectives on Global Aging

The emergence of the Global Coalition on Aging is tremendously exciting, and I am particularly encouraged that it brings together diverse companies to work together on this pressing issue. It is unique in its philosophy that the best solution is to enable us all to remain engaged and productive through healthy and active aging.

Dr. John Beard
Director of Ageing and Life Course
World Health Organization

Healthy Vision White Paper

2019

Early Adulthood Study

2019

Relationship-Based Home Care Report (Chinese)

2019

Healthy Heart for Healthy Aging Report

2019

Legacy Planning Study

2019

China’s Demographic Outlook Report

2019

Silver Economy Forum

2019

Nutrition and Healthy Aging Report

2018

Relationship-Based Home Care in the UK

2018

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