Jisella Dolan

Jisella Dolan is a global leader in aging, caregiving, and longevity with more than twenty years experience scaling home care, aging in place, workforce, healthcare, and the legal field. She has been recognized for her vision and expertise by many organizations, including receiving the United Nations and World Health Organization’s “Healthy Ageing 50 Award” as one of the top fifty leaders transforming aging around the globe. She was also selected by The Holding Co. and Pivotal Ventures for The Care Guild, which honors twenty-five influential leaders who are reimagining care in America.

For sixteen years, Ms. Dolan led Home Instead + Honor Technology to be the world’s largest provider of home care services that empower people to age in place, with more than 1,200 locations around the globe, more than $2.5B in annual revenue, and more than 100 million hours of care delivered yearly. Home Instead + Honor revolutionized care for older adults through the unique marriage of high-tech and high-touch.

She served on Home Instead’s Executive Team and led the Advocacy division, which advocates for aging adults and their families, ensures a quality care experience globally, transforms healthcare delivery, and shapes aging and home care policy around the world. She also led Honor’s social purpose work.

During her career, Ms. Dolan has advanced movements nationally and globally to reimagine care, aging, family caregiving, workforce, and women’s leadership. Through this work, she has served in a number of leadership roles, including as Strategy Officer for the World Economic Forum; Board of Directors for Home Care Association of America; and member of the federal RAISE Act Family Caregiving Advisory Council, the Women’s Leadership Council for Women Against Alzheimer’s, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women community, G100 Next Gen, and Chief. She was recently selected to join the prestigious Global Coalition on Aging’s Advisory Council to advance innovative solutions and policy change to empower aging and caregiving. Before joining Home Instead, she was partner at a global law firm.

Today Ms. Dolan is a passionate advocate in building a better future for family caregivers, older adults, women leaders, and workforce. She provides consulting and advisory services to a variety of organizations who are advancing solutions to make the world a better place for all. The challenges family caregivers face hit home for Jisella, as she is a mom to her daughter, while providing caregiving support to her late father, her late stepfather who suffered from dementia, and now her mother.

Latest Developments

We keep our members and partners in touch with the most recent updates and opinions in the worldwide dialogue on population longevity and related issues.

Global Coalition on Aging, Leading G7 Government Officials, Call for Incentivized Antibiotic Innovation

The Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA), in partnership with the Japanese Pharmaceutical Manufacturer’s Association (JPMA), and public health leaders call on G7 governments to fund pull incentives and make “fair share” investments in antibiotic innovation to fight the global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) crisis. GCOA, JPMA, and health and government officials from the European Union, Italy, Japan, and United Kingdom recently convened to discuss how G7 countries must respond. GCOA today published a report detailing takeaways from the closed-door meeting, “The Role of G7 Governments in Global Efforts to Encourage Antimicrobial Development Through a Pull Incentive: Challenges and Collaboration.”

2024 AMR Preparedness Index Progress Report Highlights Urgent Need For Global Action Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Today, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) launched the 2024 AMR Preparedness Index Progress Report. Released in the lead up to the United Nations General Assembly 2024 High-level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) this September, the 2024 Progress Report assesses how the eleven largest global economies have advanced on calls to action laid out in the 2021 AMR Preparedness Index.

New Global Analysis Across Five Cities Shows Inequities in Adult Immunization Uptake, Signaling Need to Redesign Local and National Policy Interventions

GSK, in collaboration with the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA), announced a new report from the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science (IQVIA Institute). The report, funded by GSK, explores the role of social and structural determinants of health in adult vaccine access and uptake across five global cities with strong data about their aging populations: Bangkok, Thailand; Brussels, Belgium; Chicago, US; Manchester, United Kingdom; and New York City, US.

New Report From the Global Coalition on Aging Highlights the Connection Between Adult Immunization and Economic Health in Aging APEC Region

As leaders from across the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region convene in San Francisco over the next week, a new report from the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) points to investments in healthy aging as a growing economic imperative amid the region’s changing demographics. According to the new report, programs that keep populations healthy, active, and productive – like adult immunization – are increasingly becoming a prerequisite for economic stability and growth.

Menopause, the Silver Economy and Workplace Opportunities

As we recognise World Menopause Day, take a moment to consider the economic power, diverse expertise and skills, and incredible societal contributions of the estimated 1.1 billion post-menopausal women worldwide by 2025—a population on-par with China or India, and dwarfing any other country. Indeed, if we want to fuel the vibrant $15 trillion silver economy, societies, governments, and employers must empower older women in the future of work, including solutions that fight stigma and increase workplace support related to menopause.