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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Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey


IFA 11th Global Conference on Ageing


Educational Attainment and Retirement Report


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