IAHSA stands for The International Association for Homes and Services for the Aging.

IAHSA was founded in 1994, and is an international, not-for-profit educational and charitable organization. The mission of IAHSA is to connect and support care and service providers worldwide to enhance the quality of life for the ageing.


IAHSA is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations.

IAHSA is affiliated with the [http://www.aahsa.org American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging] (AAHSA) in Washington, D.C.


IAHSA hosts a biennial international conference.Past conference site have included:

  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Trondheim, Norway
  • St. Julian's, Malta


IAHSA membership is open to corporations, providers of ageing services, governments, universities and individuals.

IAHSA’s Global Network

IAHSA members are from the following countries:
Australia, Austria, Canada, Peoples Republic of China, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador , Finland ,France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Ukraine and the United States of America.

External links

* [http://www.iahsa.net Official web site]

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