ISSUES:

Outside family networks many people are segregated by age in all stages of their life; in education, housing and community, the workplace, and even health and social care.

Economic, social and cultural differences between the generations can cause tension. Understanding the impact of policy on intergenerational relations and the way in which policy affects people of all ages is essential in combating the inequalities these differences can cause. Social contact and interaction is extremely important, not only to the development of young children, but also across the lifecourse. These social relations are also vital, more generally, for social identity, reproduction of culture and the functioning of a cohesive society.

News

On October 19 and 20, ILC-BR hosted the 5th International Longevity Forum in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s theme was the construction of resilience along the life course; a very timely topic

Francoise Forette and Laurence Dorlhac published in January 2016 a book dedicated to the role of an evidence based medicine for an healthy aging  “J’ai choisi de bien vieillir&

The International Longevity Centre-India (ILC-I) is the Satellite Centre of the United Nations’ International Institute on Ageing, Malta for the SAARC region.

The third ILC-I Awards function was held on the 17th of November 2013 at YASHADA.

On May 2, 2013, NGO Committee on Aging/NY hosted a general meeting featuring a presentation titled, “Intergenerational Relationships in the Changing Family:

Reports

This report summarises the discussions of two working groups convened by the ILC-UK to explore the ‘National Care Fund’ model, originally set out in the February 2008 ILC-UK publication:

This discussion paper puts forward a radical new vision for funding older people’s long-term care - one of the UK's biggest public policy challenges.