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.

Dine in the Dark UN

In October 2019, GCOA, the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), and the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations, along with three leading organizations addressing vision loss, brought together more than 60 United Nations ambassadors and leaders from global nongovernmental organizations 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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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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Guiding Principles for the Multi-Generational Workplace

The Guiding Principles for the Multi-Generational Workplace 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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China’s Demographic Outlook Report

2019

Silver Economy Forum

2019

Nutrition and Healthy Aging Report

2018

Relationship-Based Home Care in the UK

2018

Relationship-Based Home Care in Australia

2018

Super-Ageing Societies Roundtable and Report

2018

Financing for NCDs: The Focus on Value, Outcomes and Access

2018

A Retirement Security Retrospective: 2007 Versus 2017

2018

Guiding Principles for the Multi-Generational Workplace

2018

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

Striking Similarities and Disconcerting Disconnects: Employers, Workers, and Retirement Security

2018

IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing

2018

Dementia Innovation Readiness Index

2018

Retirement Preparations in a New Age of Self-Employment

2018

Financial Wellness for Longer Lives: New Approaches to Working and Saving

2018

World Economic Forum Transformation Maps

2018

Relationship-Based Home Care Report

2018

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey

2018

Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society

2018

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