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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Organizations relating to Elderly

NGO Committee on Ageing, Vienna / Graz, Austria
International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity / Champaign IL, USA
Servants of Charity / Rome, Italy / Est. 1908
International Association for Physical Therapists Working with Older People / Ankara, Turkey / Est. 2002
Older Women\'s Network - Europe / London, UK / Est. 1993
International Society for Chronobiology / Vigo, Spain / Est. 1937
Convention Concerning the Establishment of an International Scheme for the Maintenance of Rights under Invalidity, Old-age and Widows\' and Orphans\' Insurance / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1936
World Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 2001
International Association of Universities of the Third Age / Toulouse, France / Est. 1973
Road Scholar - Elderhostel / Boston MA, USA / Est. 1975
European Academy of Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous / New York NY, USA / Est. 1986
World Masters Athletics / Tijuana, Mexico / Est. 1977
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons
European Interim Agreement on Social Security Schemes Relating to Old Age, Invalidity and Survivors / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1953
European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity / Netanya, Israel / Est. 1992
World College of Aesthetic and Antiageing Medicine / Paris, France / Est. 2006
Veteran Esperantists Club / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1949
Protocol to the European Agreement on Social Security Schemes Relating to Old Age, Invalidity and Survivors / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1953
Convention Concerning Compulsory Old-age Insurance for Persons Employed in Agricultural Undertakings / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1933
AGE Platform Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2001
Convention Concerning Compulsory Old-age Insurance for Persons Employed in Industrial or Commercial Undertakings, in the Liberal Professions, and for Outworkers and Domestic Servants / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1933
International Database on Longevity / Munich, Germany / Est. 2000
Association francophone des droits de l\'homme âgé / Reims, France
European Federation of Retired and Elderly Persons / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993

View all profiles (103 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Elderly

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Substandard shipping vessels
Ageing of world population
Inadequate maintenance of infrastructure
Unemployment of educated older people
Social disadvantage of the aged
Age segregation
Age discrimination in employment
Social withdrawal of aged
Unequal distribution of old age pensions between men and women
Urinary incontinence
Abandoned elderly
Misallocation of resources to protect the aged
Falls of elderly
Unnecessary restraint of elderly patients
Neglect of elderly in institutional care
Late pregnancies
Ageism
Disrespect for elders
Limited social guidance from older generations
Generation communication gap
Later marriages
Crisis in long-term pension funds
Retirement as a threat to psychological well-being
Paralysis of elders faced with the future
Stifled potential for social interaction among different age groups

Action Strategies relating to Elderly

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Committing murder of the aged
Using female hormone replacement therapy
Ageing
Ensuring structured participation of elders
Providing for ageing people
Coping with population ageing
Increasing product longevity
Caring for the aged
Retarding ageing
Re-educating and employing elders
Promoting safety for older people at home
Strengthening monopoly of power by the elderly
Increasing housebound seniors' mobility
Reducing dependence of the aged
Protecting against vulnerability of elders' property
Supplying senior citizen transportation
Investigating murder of the aged
Correcting mental disorders of the aged
Treating drug abuse and alcohol dependency of the aged
Neglecting the elderly
Reporting negligent old age care
Limiting monopoly of power by the elderly
Treating fear of growing old
Fearing ageing
Increasing productivity of aged

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