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.
On International Women's Day, Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-Dominican Republic was awarded with the Medal of Merit, the highest honour that the Dominican Government gives to women.
12 March 2018
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
21 October 2017
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&
25 February 2016
The third ILC-I Awards function was held on the 17th of November 2013 at YASHADA.
29 November 2013
On May 2, 2013, NGO Committee on Aging/NY hosted a general meeting featuring a presentation titled, “Intergenerational Relationships in the Changing Family:
11 June 2013
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:
31 July 2009