Monthly News Roundup – December 2016

It’s that time again! This may be our last monthly newsletter before we make it quarterly or just regularly. We published our second book review titled Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less From Each Other as well as a great piece on dance and health-related quality of life. “Movement can not only…

Monthly News Roundup – November 2016

One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment is our first book review! Written by Mei Fong, the book presents a compelling analysis of the impact of China’s “One-Child Policy” on older adults. We published Part 2 of our series on elder abuse in South Africa highlighting societal responses from both public and private sectors. From longevity…

Monthly News Roundup – October 2016

Last month, the publication focused on Europe and Australia. Have you ever been to Paris? If no, it should be on your bucket list! Many ageing meetings are currently underway but from November 18-20, the 4th Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology – 2016 will be held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The conference presents the latest research…

Monthly News Roundup – September 2016

So what happened in August 2016? This is why newsletters should not be delayed! August was quite the month since we tackled tough topics such as addiction and elder abuse. The article on elder abuse was apart of a series which you can read here. Let’s take a look at what happened in August. While many articles…

Monthly News Roundup – August 2016

July was a great month for Global Health Aging. While only two articles were published, we focused on relevant topics such as the Olympic Games and the stigma of loneliness. Many stereotypes surround older people and these articles dispel some myths and provide new insight. Our readership also increased on the site and social media…

Monthly News Roundup – July 2016

June was a busy month for Global Health Aging. The Dementia Diaries book giveaway was a success and thanks to new corporate partnerships, the website is promoting novel products. More developments are underway including articles on trending topics in innovation. This month, the focus was on the health profile of older people in Tasmania. Let’s…

Monthly News Roundup – June 2016

From entrepreneurship to criminal activity, Global Health Aging tackled diverse topics about culture change, societal views and more! Countries such as Japan and Tanzania were spotlighted and May 15-21 was Dementia Awareness Week in the UK. To commemorate the event, the publication hosted a book giveaway with Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Let’s take a look at what happened…

Monthly News Roundup – May 2016

April was a busy month for Global Health Aging. We welcomed a new correspondent, published a two-part series on Venezuela’s economic crisis, and added two new sections to the website – Press Coverage and Cool Videos. The publication is currently hosting a book giveaway for Dementia Awareness Week. Enter to win The Dementia Diaries! Contest ends…

Monthly News Roundup – April 2016

From climate change to refugee health, Global Health Aging covered different topics in March. Ageism is a huge problem for many societies and our goal is to join with other advocates in creating a culture where everyone is respected. We hope that these articles especially the one about Hip Hop-eration, a street-dance group comprising seven…

Monthly News Roundup – March 2016

2016 is moving along! Last month, Global Health Aging covered diverse topics such as diabetes, menopause alternative medicine and elderly homes. The articles focused on target populations as well as regions in Asia, North America and Australia. Global Health Aging is currently recruiting writers, so anyone with an interest in aging is encouraged to submit…

Monthly News Roundup – February 2016

Global Health Aging settled into the new year after a long Christmas break! Please visit the website and social media channels since 2016 is starting out to be a great year. Last month, we published three important articles on different topics including homelessness and more. The article about music and memory is now one of…

Monthly News Roundup – January 2016

Happy New Year from Global Health Aging! Wherever you live in the world, we hope you had a wonderful holiday. December was a great month for the publication as we had a successful book giveaway among other things. The winner was from Australia and we plan to host another giveaway in the future. Last month,…