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As advances in medicine, and improvements in living standards have taken place, more people have been able to live for longer.

Also known as 'life expectancy', longevity can vary greatly across different regions. However, a general increase of long life is happening world wide, and the United Nations has estimated that by 2050, one-third of the populations of developed regions and one-fifth of the population in less-developed regions will be aged 60 and over.

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On October 17, ILC-BR organized a Symposium with three international speakers in São Paulo. The event took place in the auditorium of Iamspe (Institute for Medical Assistance to the Public

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

On October 5, ILC-BR organized a seminar to discuss the importance of vaccination across all ages. The seminar was held at Iamspe, the Institute for Medical Assistance for Public Servants of the

The inaugural Baroness Greengross Lecture was held in London on 23 November in celebration of the major contributions Sally Greengross has made to improve the lives of older people throughout her

Civicus and IDS (Instituto de Democracia e Sustentabilidade), with support of IABS (Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento e Sustentabilidade) brought together about 20 representatives of

The November issue of the UN Special magazine is dedicated to older persons.

Our representative in Geneva wrote an article about the importance of combatting ageism and describes the work of the

The Faculty of Humanities of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic is delighted to launch a new postgraduate program called “Longevity studies”.

On 3-6 May 2016, the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH) celebrated its first 20 years. Collaborators from across Australia gathered to present findings from the study,

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&

Last week, members of the ILC Global Alliance participated in a series of events organized by the International Longevity Centre - Brazil.

The 3rd International Longevity Forum will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from October 21 to October 22.

The 27th May 2015 saw the launch of ILC Canada at the University of Ottawa.

For the third consecutive year, one of  Brazil's largest financial services  companies, Bradesco Seguros (BS)  granted on October 15 2013 in Sao Paulo two national awards for

Today marks a year since the death of Dr Robert Butler, champion of social and medical needs for older people, Pulitzer prize winner and President of the International Longevity Centre Global

The ILC Global Alliance attended the first session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons at the United Nations in New York

In a new publication, Global Aging Report: Threats to Longevity, the ILC Global Alliance outlines the urgent need for the global community to work together to combat the increasing threats to

Reports

This Discussion Paper collates the findings of 10 ILCs within the ILC Global Alliance on the subject of housing for older people.

This report prepared by the International Longevity Center Singapore contributes to examining the socio-economic impact of population aging; household size and living arrangements; health; and

ILC-Japan published this report as a tribute to Dr. Robert Butler, the father of gerontology and the founder of ILC Global Alliance.

A background paper on innovative policy reforms to facilitate active and healthy ageing in OECD countries.

A report from a dinner debate with the International Longevity Centre Global Alliance, Cape Town

The 2011 version of “A Profile of Older Japanese” produced by ILC-Japan is in its third edition.

The 2010 version of “A Profile of Older Japanese” produced by ILC-Japan is the second edition of this comprehensive overview of the lives of older people in Japan.

ILC-Japan has published the English version of “Global Information Journal on Longevity and Society 2009”.

The International Handbook on Aging. Current research and developments.

Older Europeans are not well vaccinated and therefore not well protected against vaccine preventable diseases. Identifying and developing strategies for overcoming barriers to vaccination is

Japan is setting the pace among the ageing societies of the world. People aged 65 and over now make up over one-fifth of the Japanese population and in twenty years will account for one-third.

In a new publication, Global Aging Report: Threats to Longevity, the ILC Global Alliance outlines the urgent need for the global community to work together to combat the increasing threats to

The books examine positive aspects of and successful adaptations to aging and focus on challenges and concerns for families, policy makers, and governments in caregiving and end-of-life issues.

An ILC-Israel executive summary of the longitudinal study on on the effects of coping patterns with deterioration in health on successful aging.

ILC-India launch new book on Ageing and Spirituality

ILC-Japan has published the English version of “Global Information Journal on Longevity and Society 2008”.

the international Longevity Centre- India has come out with this book to understand this global phenomenon of 'ageing' and its implications in the right spirit and perspective.

The Age of Inheritance explores patterns of inheritance transfers in the UK over time.

An English edition of a quarterly information journal focusing on longevity society in the world, first published by ILC-Japan in July 2006.

We are all programmed to age and die, but maybe it doesn’t have to be that way.

The mistaken belief persists that, except for the flu vaccine, children should be the primary recipients of this important area of primary disease prevention.

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We are looking at a topic that can be visualized from two different points of view. One is to consider the normal life course and the other to see the different variations that exist in the life of a person depending on their health.