OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS | 2024 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation

Now accepting application for the Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI), which seeks to recognize and amplify innovative policies, programs, services, and products that address these and many other challenges facing aging societies.

AHWIN Papers No. 4: Disaster Preparedness for Aging Populations—Lessons from Japan

The fourth publication in the “AHWIN Papers” series examines Japan’s actions to improve disaster preparedness to better safeguard the country’s aging population.

Japan Elderly Care Services Drawing Interest from Thailand, Other Asian Nations

“In early November, three older people with dementia were cleaning a park in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. A group of nine visitors from Thailand, Vietnam, China and Singapore observed the way the three, who receive the services of a nearby daycare center, were contributing to their community. The visitors included representatives of civil society organizations that provide support for the elderly. The Japan Center for International Exchange, which aims to help other Asian countries in dealing with issues related to population aging, was among the organizations that invited the visitors to learn about Japan’s elderly care services.”

2023 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Grand Prize Winners’ Study Tour

Ten representatives from organizations across  five countries in Asia who had received a grand prize as part of our Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI) travelled to Japan for a weeklong study tour. This program was organized by JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) as part of our work […]

JCIE/Japan’s Momoko Abe Interviewed on Aging by NHK

On the sidelines of the 16th International Federation on Ageing Conference in Bangkok, JCIE/Japan’s Momoko Abe discusses the importance of information sharing on innovative responses to aging.

JCIE Staff Conduct Site Visit to Aging-Related Organizations in South Korea

Members of the aging program team from JCIE traveled to South Korea for a series of site visits and meetings in Busan and the rural province of Hadong, where the team learned how the rapid declining birthrate and aging population in South Korea has become a social issue of the highest priority, and witnessed how the government, welfare facilities, and civic groups are actively addressing this issue.

Winners of 2022 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Announced

The winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation have been announced!

AHWIN Forum on Tech. for Healthy Aging in Asia

The 2022 AHWIN Forum focused on regional efforts to translate data and innovations into better policies, products, and programs for healthy aging and care for older persons, and discussed best practices in designing age-friendly cities that enable people to stay active and connected and foster solidarity among generations. Winners of the 2022 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation were also recognized at a ceremony following the Forum.

Award Ceremony for 2022 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation

The winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation have been announced!

Winners of 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Announced

The winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation have been announced!