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Older people hit hardest by flu in Europe [Guest Post]

Blog Guest post by Gary Finnegan, Editor, Vaccines Today Flu season is over for another year. Vaccines Today reported that worst-affected age group were those older 65 years of age. One of the key reasons for this was that the dominant flu virus this year – influenza...

IBM – Combating Loneliness in the Ageing Population

Blog Post written by Sheila Zinck, Advocacy and Eminence Program Manager, IBM Accessibility Research The world’s aging population is expanding rapidly, and by 2050 more than one out of five people will be age 60 or older. A new epidemic is growing just as quickly,...

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