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Population 2020

Population 2020

As published in IMF F&D Magazine Written by David E. Bloom   “Demography is destiny” is an oft-cited phrase that suggests the size, growth, and structure of a nation’s population determines its long-term social, economic, and political fabric. The phrase...

March 3rd is World Hearing Day: Don’t let hearing loss limit you

March 3rd is World Hearing Day: Don’t let hearing loss limit you

Written by Dr. Ruth Warick and Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller.   Don’t let hearing loss limit you is the slogan for World Hearing Day on March 3rd. These are words to live by that Ruth Warick, President of the International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH;...

UN IDOP Side Event: End Immunisation Inequality Toward Healthy Ageing

The 2019 United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UN IDOP) theme “the journey to age equality” focuses on pathways of coping with existing and preventing future old age inequality. The theme will explore levers to cope with demographic and other societal and...

The Importance of Rehabilitation for Healthy Ageing

Wise Words IFA Guest Blogger: Kate Swaffer, 2018 Australian Global Leader, 100 Women Of Influence, and Chair & CEO of the Dementia Alliance International writes for the International Federation on Ageing. As a 49-year-old, married, working mother of two teenage...

Importance Of Making New Innovations In Home Health Care Services

Wise WordsIFA Guest Blogger: Mr. Andrew Russell   In this modern world of medicine and home health care service, there is no other way to survive but to make new innovations. This plays an important role as it will help these care services to reach more and more...

Seeing Through My Father’s Eyes: Reframing Dementia

Wise WordsIFA Guest Blogger: Ms Kimberley Littlemore, is a fellow of Swansea University Medical School and an award-winning former BBC filmmaker.  As the Creative Director of eHealth Digital Media, Kimberley is responsible for producing high-quality film content,...

Open letter to World Health Organization (and to Member States). WHO must prioritize the needs of older people in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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