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. Following the success of the Helsinki Silver Economy Forum, GCOA was invited to bring the issues highlighted in the Silver Economy Forum to the annual World Summit on the Information Society 2020, followed by other global SEF convening in New York and China.

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Vaccines for All Grants Program

GCOA and Pfizer Global Medical Grants launched a $1 million grant program to improve uptake of vaccines among Japanese older adults. The Vaccines for All: Longevity Unleashed for Everyone (VALUE) initiative will support, advance, and validate quality improvement strategies that measurably increase the number of older adults in Japan who are immunized against at least one targeted vaccine-preventable disease.

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Dine in the Dark UN

In October 2019, GCOA, the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), and the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the UN, along with three leading organizations addressing vision loss, brought together more than 60 UN ambassadors and leaders from global NGOs for an immersive dining experience directly connecting the growing numbers of people who are visually impaired with the 21st century megatrend of aging.

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Global Alliance on Heart Failure and Healthy Aging

The Global Alliance on Heart Failure and Healthy Aging is a multisectoral initiative that aims to reframe heart failure as an urgent priority on the global health agenda in the context of 21st-century aging. While heart failure does increase in prevalence with age, its symptoms, such as fatigue and shortness of breath, must not be mistaken as normal parts of aging or as other co-morbidities associated with older age.

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AMR Call to Action

2020

Dementia Innovation Readiness Index 2020: 30 Global Cities

2020

International Vision Health Scorecard Coming Soon in November

2020

Heart Failure Best Practices Report

2020

COVID-19 INSIGHTS SERIES – Five Key Learnings

2020

Alzheimer’s Disease Health System Readiness Reports

2020

Joint Report on Adult Vaccinations

2020

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey

2020

Retirement Security Amid COVID-19

2020

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

Empowering Heart Failure Patients and Care Providers

2020

GCOA Playbook Series

2020

The New Social Contract: Achieving Retirement Equality for Women

2020

A Compendium of Findings About U.S. Workers

2019

OECD-GCOA Partnership

2019

VALUE Initiative

2019

Longevity Fitness Report

2019

Dine in the Dark UN

2019

World Alzheimer Report: Attitudes to Dementia

2019

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