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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.
In April 2023, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) convened a private workshop of experts and officials from Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Italy and the United States to discuss how pull incentives within Japan and around the G7 could reinvigorate antibiotic innovation.Read Now
In October 2022, GCOA's Bone Health Initiative (BHI) launched two white papers outlining key imperatives for advancing bone health in the Decade of Healthy Ageing.Read Now
GCOA, in partnership with Renmin University, convened the first-ever China Healthy Aging Cities Forum, on July 28, 2022. The Forum highlighted positive policy actions in Beijing and other Chinese and global cities to support healthy aging, with adult immunization generally and COVID-19 vaccination success for older adults in particular as key examples.Read Now
In September 2022, GCOA, Immunize Canada, and other leading organizations across Canada partnered on a unique public education campaign highlighting the need and opportunity for Canada’s caregivers to protect themselves against influenza.Read Now
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