The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) is for professionals and organizations that provide senior care for adults aged 50 years and above.
The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) is an association for professionals and industries that provide products and services for older adults. It was launched on October 1, 2001 and works with governments at all levels such as the European Commission, NIA, Canadian Special Senate Committee on Aging and NHS Scotland. The ICAA’s vision is to dispel myths about aging by empowering older adults to maintain their dignity and improve their quality of life.
ICAA has 10,000 members in more than 47 countries that run or operate 40,000 wellness locations.
The association offers a variety of membership options:
ICAA offers several products and services for rehabilitation, retirement, fitness, wellness, recreation, and assisted living for seniors over 50 years in age. Here are some of the products and services and the ICAA partners:
Podcasts: Individuals with ICAA organizational and ICAA 100 membership can freely access podcasts that cover a variety of topics such as navigating the workforce re-entry anxiety, the hidden gifts of aging, the health data economy, and regeneration instead of retirement. Non-members can access the podcasts by purchasing a membership account or by purchasing the podcasts if they register a non-member account.
Career Development Center: The Career path toolkit helps educators, human resources and senior management with a framework they can use to develop curriculums, internships and organizational structures. It also helps individuals and agencies to create a wellness environment that improves life for adults who are 50 years, or older.
Facility locator: This free service offers seniors a way to find appropriate fitness and wellness facilities near them.
Other resources: The International Council on Active Aging has a blog as well as a monthly and quarterly newsletter that covers industry news and topics related to older persons and aging services providers.
ICAA conference & Expo: The ICAA conference will take place this year on November 8 to 10. The conference provides a chance for seniors to network with colleagues in the industry, have interactive demonstrations by exhibitors, and learn wellness, management and innovations by thought leaders. The conference will be sponsored by NuStep, Matrix, AccuShield and Humana.
Virtual Summits and Webinars: These are educational programs designed for professionals who are aged 50 years and above. They last for 4.5 to 5 hours and target managers, business owners and suppliers in the wellness industry. The webinars feature personal tutors.