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  1. Healthy Aging Circle

    In addition to GCOA leadership, contributors to the video include Dr. Mike Devoy, Chief Medical Officer and Executive VP of Medical Affairs & Pharmacovigilance, Bayer; Dr. Nir Barzilai, Director of the Einstein-Institute for Aging Research and Professor of Medicine and Genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Jisella Dolan, Chief Global Advocacy Officer, Home Instead; Caitlin Donovan, Global Head,…

  2. Digital Health Working Group

    GCOA’s Digital Health Working Group (DHWG) brings together members from across sectors to share ideas, initiatives, best practices, and policies related to digital health technologies. The goal of the DHWG is to  advance the application of digital technologies to support healthier aging for more people around the globe. Watch the video below to learn more…

  3. Irish Home Care Report

    This report is based on insights from an expert roundtable held in June 2021. The roundtable brought together Irish and global experts in health, economics, policy making, and advocacy. Roundtable insights focus on three central themes: equity and the right to statutory home care, home care standards to ensure quality, and person-centred, integrated home care, with participants…

  4. Building the Caregiving Workforce Our Aging World Needs

    The recommended actions, presented in the study as part of a crucial road map to build a professional global caregiving workforce, include: Change the perception of the caregiving profession – champion campaigns that transform mindsets about caregiving, from a low-skilled job of last resort to a valued, professional career of the future. Bolster training and…

  5. Silver Economy Forum Symposium Report

    In September 2020, GCOA gathered a unique group of business, government, non-profit and academic leaders to discuss “Linking Long Lives, Workplace Benefits and the Silver Economy.” The symposium focused on three overarching and overlapping themes: financial wellness, elder caregiving, and workplace/workforce change. The goals of the symposium were to (1) highlight innovative ideas and demonstrate leadership on the topics of…

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