Global Coalition on Aging  

Latest Research & Reports

Here are some of the most recent research papers, reports and data that are informing GCOA's work.

Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies
"All About Retirement: An Employer Survey 2017"
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Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement
"Successful Retirement - Healthy Aging and Financial Security: The Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2017"
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IBM Institute for Business Value
"Loneliness and the Aging Population: How Businesses and Governments Can Address a Looming Crisis"
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Milken Institute Report
"Best Cities for Successful Aging: 2017"
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Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement/Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies
"Retirement Preparations in a New Age of Self-Employment"
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Home Care Association of America and Global Coalition on Aging 
"Caring for America's Seniors: The Value of Home Care"
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Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement/Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies
"A Retirement Wake-Up Call: The Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey"
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Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Report
"The Future of Aging: Realizing the Potential of Longevity"
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Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies Report
"The Current State of Retirement: A Compendium of Findings About American Retirees"
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Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief: March 2016
"The 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey: Worker Confidence Stable, Retiree Confidence Continues to Increase"
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World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Ageing
"Guiding Principles for Age-Friendly Businesses"
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World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Ageing
"How 21st Century Longevity Can Create Markets and Drive Economic Growth"
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Aegon "The Changing Face of Retirement:  The Young, Pragmatic and Penniless Generation"
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World Alzheimer Report 2013
"Journey of Caring: An Analysis of Long-term Care for Dementia"
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Global Aging Preparedness Index, Second Edition
Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Aging Initiative
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Aegon "The Changing Face of Retirement: The Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2013"
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Standard & Poor's Global Aging Report
"Global Aging 2013: Rising To The Challenge"
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International Federation on Aging Report
"The High Cost of Low Vision: The Evidence on Ageing and the Loss of Sight"
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United Nations Report
"Population Ageing and Non-communicable Diseases"
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Economist Intelligence Unit Report Sponsored by Pfizer
“Preventive Care And Healthy Ageing”
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UNFPA and HelpAge International Report
“Aging in the 21st Century: A Celebration and a Challenge”
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World Health Organization Report
“Dementia: A Public Health Priority”
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Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2012
"The Changing Face of Retirement"
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Standard & Poor's Report
"Mounting Medical Care Spending Could Be Harmful To The G-20's Credit Health"
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World Economic Forum Book
Global Population Ageing: Peril or Promise?
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LeadingAge/CAST Report
Preparing for the Future: Developing Technology-Enabled Long-Term Services and Supports for a New Population of Older Adults
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The SAIS Review of International Affairs Article
"Snowbirds and Water Coolers: How Aging Populations Can Drive Economic Growth"
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Aging Organizations & Resources

There are numerous organizations worldwide devoted to understanding the various and disparate challenges of the aging phenomenon. Below are some excellent resources for discovering more about the transformational aspects of aging.

AARP

ActiveAge

Ageing Well Network

Age Platform Europe 

Alzheimer's Disease International

American Federation for Aging Research

Berlin Demographic Forum


Center for Strategic & International Studies

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health:
The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society  


European Research Area in Ageing

International Federation on Ageing 

International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK)

International Longevity Center USA (ILC-USA)

HelpAge International

LeadingAge

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA)

National Council for Aging Care

National Council on Aging 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Rand Health

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Standard & Poor's

Stanford Center on Longevity

United Nations Programme on Ageing

University of Oxford: The Oxford Institute of Ageing

World Demographic and Ageing Forum  

World Health Organization: Ageing and Life Course