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Combating ageism, dementia-ism and paternalism in long-term care: Human rights as a practice model Daniella Greenwood, Daniella Greenwood & Associates, Australia Theme: AgeismFormat: Paper Submit an abstract today to the topic of Ageism, Age-friendly cities and communities, Primary health care, Long-term care and Older people and pandemics. Ageism, dementia-ism and paternalism structure the lives of […]

Building connected communities for all ages: Moving from social exclusion to social inclusion Pat Spadafora, Kaleidoscope Consulting, CanadaMargaret Denton, McMaster University, Canada Theme: Primary health careFormat: Workshop Submit an abstract today to the topic of Ageism, Age-friendly cities and communities, Primary health care, Long-term care and Older people and pandemics. From May 2016 – April […]

IFA 15th Global Conference, Now in November 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the health and economic well-being of citizens and societies globally.  With the best intelligence that can be gained from public health officials and considering current travel restrictions, the IFA has decided to move the 15th Global Conference on Ageing (for the last time) to November 2021 to ensure the health and safety of all delegates, speakers, staff and volunteers.

New Conference Themes Announced

Aligned with the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030, underpinned through a rights-based approach, the IFA has reshaped the conference structure around 5 key themes: Ageism, Age-friendly environments, Primary health care, Long-term care, and Older People and Pandemics.     The IFA looks forward to your abstract submission. These will be reviewed on a rolling basis […]

“Disrupting the Status Quo”

Michael Tamblyn, Rakuten Kobo CEO, to deliver a key note address at the conference   Outdated stereotypes and misconceptions of older age are pervasive, overwhelmingly negative and are also often internalized by older people, with serious impacts on participation, health and life expectancy.   With the undying belief that innovation is the key to helping […]