A Global Peer-Learning Network for Positive Ageing Advocates

We are older adults who believe that our work is to “pass it on” – sharing our know-how with others, capitalizing on what works, forging a place for our new generation, shaping positive expectations for meaningful work and learning lifelong.

Meet the Global Pass It On Network

A grassroots alliance of older people growing the potential for positive ageing

We are living the Longevity Revolution in real time! In 2013, the Pass It On Network founders, Moira Allan and Jan Hively (read their story) created this grassroots network so that older people everywhere could show others how they were finding ways to expand their interests and thrive while coping with the challenges of longer lives.

Since then, our global community has attracted age activists in nearly 70 countries, all of us engaged in discovering solutions to critical issues for older people worldwide.

Join us. Contribute your insights and experience.
Help reshape the future of ageing.

Enjoy expanding your horizons, meeting new people from all over the world, and have fun doing it. We can choose to live our lives with purpose and to the fullest. We’re all in this together!

Monthly PIONeer Events

Join us for monthly online events. 

Meet Pass It On members from around the globe during our 50/50 Interactive Online Conversations held the 2nd Monday of every month at 1 pm ET. Each month we have a new presenter with an interesting topic to share. More details will be sent to you if you are a subscriber of our monthly newsletter.

Join our next 50/50 Conversation…

In this session Dr. Paul Ward will introduce the Conscious Living Wheel described in the book, Midlife New Life: Living Consciously in Midlife and Beyond and invite us to take a deeper look at Working for a Living and Helping Humanity with a focus on older workers and social responsibility.

Monday, 13 May 2024
1pm EDT / 6pm BST / 7pm CEST / 7pm SAST / 8pm EAT

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New to Pass It On Network and want to learn more!?
We want to learn more about you too!

Chat with Moira at one of our next Open Houses…

Americas, Europe, Africa
1pm EDT / 6pm BST / 7pm CEST / 7pm SAST
Asia, Australasia

7am CEST / 6am BST / 1pm SGT / 3pm AEST

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As the Pass It On Network grows, so will the choice of activities. Our goal is to discover innovative, inexpensive programs, projects and ideas that generate and support active, productive, positive aging wherever they have been developed around the world, and to “pass them on” through our network for sharing and adapting. We scout the world to find out how our peers are contributing and what we can learn from each other and adapt to our circumstances.


Our perceptions about ageing affect quality of life as we grow old. Here, we provide infor­mation about trends and resources relevant to positive ageing building on our strengths and maintaining health and wellness.

Lifelong Learning

We are both teachers and learners all of our life. Here, we bring you pro­grams and information on teaching and learning that expand access and respond to the needs and interests of older adults.

Community Support

There’s no better way to gain personal support for positive aging than with our peers who are sharing their experience. Here, you will find innovative guides to form mutual support groups and build on community assets.

Work & Economic Security

Work is more than employment, it is honing our skills and interests through a lifelong pat­tern of meaning­ful work. Find resources here that expand engagement and work opportunities.

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Get Connected Globally

For more information, or to address any questions you may have, please contact Moira by completing the below form. Thank you!
You can write and we will reply to you in français, deutch, espagnol, afrikaans, grec, portugais, russian…


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