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  1. Dementia Innovation Readiness Index

    In July 2018, GCOA launched the 2018 Dementia Innovation Readiness Index and G7 Update at Alzheimer’s Disease International’s 33rd Conference in Chicago. GCOA and ADI first published the Dementia Innovation Readiness Index in April 2017. The Index was the first-ever effort to analyze the readiness of different countries to integrate innovative dementia solutions into their healthcare systems and policy…

  2. Financial Wellness for Longer Lives: New Approaches to Working and Saving

    GCOA partnered with the New York Academy of Medicine, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and AARP NY to host a unique symposium on financial wellness and aging, including the prevention of financial fraud and abuse targeting older adults. The January 2018 invitation-only event leveraged New York City’s position as the epicenter of global finance and its celebrated…

  3. World Economic Forum Transformation Maps

    GCOA partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to co-create Transformation Maps on the topic of aging. WEF’s new Transformation Maps help users to explore and make sense of the complex and interlinked forces that are transforming economies, industries, and global issues. The Transformation Maps allows users to visualize and understand more than 120 topics and the connections and…

  4. Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey

    The seventh annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey draws on findings from workers and retirees from 15 countries spanning Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Australia. The 2018 report finds that the “social contract” for retirement is crumbling, and almost half of today’s workers and retirees believe that future generations of retirees will be worse off. The…

  5. Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society

    According to this new report from the Gerontological Society of America and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, older Americans — growing in numbers and diversity — will be key to the nation’s future economic health, but the public and private sectors must adapt to these demographic realities. The report aims to stimulate a policy conversation on…

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