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  1. Vaccinating Canadian Caregivers Roundtable and Report

    In late 2021, GCOA convened a cross-sector group of Canadian and global experts and caregivers for a roundtable discussion to examine the critical importance of vaccinating Canada’s caregivers against influenza, current barriers, and opportunities for action to improve awareness and uptake of the vaccines. Following the roundtable, GCOA released a report, Tip of the Iceberg:…

  2. Living Longer Around the World: Opportunities and Challenges

    In April of 2022, Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA), in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Chile and the Republic of the Philippines, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), and the World Demographic & Ageing Forum (WDA Forum) Global Longevity Council, hosted an official side event of the 55th Session of the…

  3. State of Home Care Report

    The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) released its latest report, State of Home Care: Industry at a Crossroads, in February 2022, in partnership with GCOA. This report showcases data, industry challenges, and new policy priorities concerning the state of home care in the United States. The report calls on home care industry leaders and policymakers…

  4. Roundtable Report on Investing in Health Innovation for OECD Ageing Societies

    The roundtable identified promising pathways for OECD countries to galvanize new innovations to predict, prevent, and address age-related health challenges, mitigate the costs of these challenges, and ensure fiscal sustainability in a world of more old than young. While the roundtable participants were clear on the importance of access and reimbursement for healthy ageing in…

  5. When Cancer Grows Old Report

    When Cancer Grows Old: Assessing the Socio-economic Burden of Cancer and Ageing and the Policies Required, a new report released in February 2022, examines the growing socioeconomic impact of cancer amid the global mega-trend of aging and makes recommendations for policies needed to more effectively address the growing burden. With an eleven-fold increased risk of…

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