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.
Leaders from four Global Coalition on Aging companies – Uber, Bayer, Philips, and Sanofi – sat down with Mike Hodin to talk about digital technologies and how each company is using technology to improve the health and well-being of older adults around the world, from pushing the envelope on what is possible in medical innovation, to expanding the reach of health prevention, to helping manage last mile logistics to better support people in their homes and in their communities.Read Now
The global report — Building the Caregiving Workforce Our Aging World Needs — explores the essential truths that must shape the actions of policymakers, healthcare organizations and professionals, NGOs and other public and private stakeholders when they consider the future of the caregiving workforce, and our ability to more effectively serve older adults around the world.Read Now
Proactive Approach to Healthy Aging: The Role of Inflammation Control & Integrated Care examines how targeting chronic inflammation and chronic inflammatory diseases (CIDs) can contribute to healthy aging around the world.Read Now
The Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) released Employers’ Role in the COVID-19 Environment: Winning in the Vastly Changed World of Work. It highlights the unique convergence between the megatrend of aging and the COVID-19 pandemic in the workplace and offers insights to inform employers’ public health and workforce strategies at this intersection.Read Now
This 2013 GCOA report advocates for a life-course approach to vaccinations. The report underscores the need for a greater awareness of the role of vaccines as a preventive measure as the global population ages, highlighting that immunizations among adults remain below target levels. The result is unnecessary costs, unwanted health outcomes, and poor utilization of health resources.
In June 2013, GCOA and the OECD hosted an expert consultation on innovation for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at Harris Manchester College. The aim of this consultation was to stimulate discussion and the highest possible level of expert engagement in setting out an agenda for OECD action to accelerate innovation for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Specifically, the objectives were to:
Visit the OECD website for more information.
The first annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey aims to better understand prevailing attitudes about retirement planning and personal expectations among the current working generation within eight European countries, as well as the United States. The report confirms that immediate action is required to address a general lack of retirement readiness. People have, however, started to recognize the essential role they play in their retirement security.
The Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) led a panel discussion during the International Federation on Ageing 11th Global Conference on Ageing, in May 2012. The discussion explored the role of adult immunization to advance wellness and build effective prevention strategies across the life course. Experts on the topics of aging, health policy, economics, and immunization engaged in a dialogue on the value proposition of adult immunization and the path forward.
This 2010 survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies highlights the correlation between educational attainment and retirement confidence among American workers, as well as their ability to save and plan for retirement. It also makes recommendations for outreach initiatives and public policy, including promoting available tax incentives, improving financial and retirement literacy, and expanding retirement plan coverage, to help improve retirement security among all workers.
GCOA gives business a seat at the table with governments, global institutions and NGOs to work collaboratively as partners to solve the most pressing challenges of our aging society.”
Global Advocacy Officer,
Home Instead Senior Care
GCOA’s insights on longevity and retirement have enabled us to address the opportunities of aging before others even identify them; that’s good for our customers, our employees and our business.”
Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement