GYA conferences address an interdisciplinary topic of global importance. Even if your work is not directly related to this year’s conference theme, your active participation and discussion is welcome and enriches the conversation. Read up on regional and international strategies and ideas to address healthy ageing and related challenges.

We will collect links to interesting and relevant texts for you. Some have been sent out in the mailing, but we will add more until the AGM. Click on the links listed to be taken directly to the article / issues / website stated.

Global Campaign to Combat Ageism
Link: age-platform.eu; Format: PPT

The Global strategy and action plan on ageing and health
Link: who.int

Living longer, healthier lives – working towards integrated, people-centred care for older persons
Link: euro.who.int

Addressing the Challenges of Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing
Link: unescapsdd.org

Time to talk about why so many postgrads have poor mental health
Link: nature.com

More than one-third of graduate students report being depressed.
Link: nature.com

Older persons must be integrated into development efforts at all levels, urges regional UN meeting
Link: unescap.org

September is World Alzheimer’s Month
Link: worldalzmonth.org

How to live longer better (Time Magazine Issue on Longevity)
Link: backissues.time.com