It’s been quite a time at the Global Centre for Modern Ageing since our launch in October. In 2019, we have experienced a very strong response from more than seventy businesses and researchers wanting to understand more about the Modern Ageing sector and explore what role they could play in understanding the changing needs and wants of people as they age.
Aged care residents in Strathalbyn will be part of a nation-leading initiative which will see them co-design a new aged care precinct to better meet their needs now and into the future.
The newly established Global Centre for Modern Ageing (GCMA) has added another international heavyweight, Dr John Beard, to its Board.
Last week, the GCMA were delighted to partner with Unchartered Leadership on the Second Life project designed to see if there was a way to tap into the minds of our wise elders to address the increasingly complex societal challenges in today's world.
Modern ageing is about an inclusive future, a future that engages people throughout the whole of their lives.
It reinvigorates people to live longer, healthier and happier lives and brings benefits to communities and economies.
A social and economic movement to improve the lives of older people is gaining momentum, says Global Centre for Modern Ageing Chief executive Julianne Parkinson.
A journey has begun to reverse the view that becoming older is an economic and social burden. Instead, growing older should be valued differently - as an age of opportunity. From the moment we’re born we are ageing. We are pleased to be at the cutting edge of a movement creating a new narrative about ageing.
Business leaders have welcomed the establishment of the Global Centre for Modern Ageing as being at the forefront of positive change that is locally relevant and globally significant.
Take a glimpse into the future and the smart homes where people will be more secure and comfortable.
Businesses, entrepreneurs and older people look ahead.
Using a living laboratory has encouraged two South Australian companies reconsider their approach to research, development and innovation.
The companies were at the centre of two pilot projects run at LifeLab, the living laboratory division of the Global Centre for Modern Ageing.
We're pleased to bring you this first edition of our newsletter. This is the start of an exciting journey as we work with businesses, organisations and people to discover and develop the products and services that help older people age well.