Pass It On Founders Moira Allan and Jan Hively share news, articles, resources, and interesting blogs you don’t want to miss!
- “Major surgery required! We need a Convention on the Rights of Older People”
- GAROP’s new Chairman, Dr Kiran Rabheru, ILC-Canada
- Old’Up launches on YouTube
- “For drought-stricken Zimbabwe, the COVID-19 epidemic is just the last straw!”
- Lessons from the First Wave: Resilience in the Age of COVID-19
- Navigating Uncertain Times
- UN’s Policy Brief on COVID-19’s Impact on older persons
- COVID-19 — What it feels like inside nursing homes
- Ageism Demands Action
- Other Resources
- Event – Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival
We are inspired by the wealth of free newsletters we receive about work being achieved around the globe to support positive aging. We’ve created this list to “pass it on.” Let us know if you’ve got ideas about other newsletters that should be included, please contact us here. All of these newsletters can be viewed at no cost. Subscription details can be found in the web-link for each newsletter.
ACAP (Active Aging Consortium in Asia Pacific)
Through a bimonthly newsletter, Facebook site and conferences, members from countries around the Asia-Pacific region share research, policy ideas, and best practices for Active Aging in Asia Pacific.
AGING 2.0 COVERAGE
This is a monthly newsletter about global tech and design innovations for the 50+ market. Over the 10 years, since it was created to stimulate and local support innovation in the field of aging, AGING 2.0 has grown into a worldwide network that connects innovators with providers looking for next-generation and cost-effective solutions.
ASCCA (Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association)
This monthly newsletter connects seniors computer clubs throughout Australia with news about digital technologies and programs including training, volunteer mentoring, community capacity building and regular conferences.
COMING OF AGE
PSS, a non-profit organization in New York City with centers and programs that cultivate the well-being of older New Yorkers, their families, and communities to thrive. In addition to a Coming of Age NYC newsletter describing local events, the organization publishes a monthly National Coming of Age newsletter with a range of articles for “inspiring people 50+ to live with passion and purpose.”
ELDERLY NEWS – SENIOR CITIZENS OF DELHI
This monthly newsletter connects information about the activities of 11 senior citizen organizations that are affiliated with the Confederation of Senior Citizens Associations of Delhi, India, along with news from the state and federal government, Delhi Police, and Help Age India.
Beginning with projects such as the Experience Corps and the Purpose Prize, Encore.org has generated a number of programs, all of which encourage “Second acts for the greater good”, in the founder, Marc Freedman’s words. In the Encore.org Newsletter Archive, you’ll see regular newsletters focused on mushrooming projects such as the work of the 130+ organizations in 33 states and 13 countries that are part of the Encore Network; and the intergenerational programs of Gen2Gen cities.
GEMS for enquiring minds (Virtual U3a Online)
GEMs is a free newsletter sent by Virtual U3A Online on the first day of every month to any interested person in any country. Virtual U3A Online provides short courses for older people who enjoy learning but prefer the freedom to study where and when they choose.
HUMAN VALUES IN AGING
This monthly newsletter is published by the Creative Longevity and Wisdom Program of Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California. The newsletter features brief items highlighting positive aging. For a sample copy, send a request to its author, Rick Moody, at email@example.com.
Sage-ing International is led by certified Sage-ing Leaders and Sages in Service who cultivate conscious aging through teaching/learning programs and networking with other seniors. They publish a monthly Bulletin and quarterly Communicator and have a You Tube channel for videos. Sign up as an SI Member (free without obligation) to receive this information at no cost.