James Beckford Saunders is a new member of ILC- Australia, and is the CEO of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG), which is the administering organization of ILC-Australia.

He has twenty years’ experience in senior management roles in leading health and community not-for-profit and educational organisations.

His experience of issues related to ageing has come through population health approaches (both mental and physical) at beyondblue, Mental Illness Fellowship, Diabetes Australia and most recently at ReGen, the lead alcohol and other drug treatment and education agency of UnitingCare.

James has also worked at the University of Melbourne and lectured at Master, undergraduate and TAFE level at Swinburne University and RMIT. He has an honours degree, post graduate qualifications in marketing, management and an MBA.

We all extend a very warm welcome to Dr. James Saunders to the ILC-GA family.


Just and ILC-UK ‘Innovating for Ageing’ project calls for submissions on problems relating to consumer vulnerability.

Sensitising school children on the occasion by creating awareness on the conservation of water.


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.


In the beginning of March, the UN Statistical Commission met in New York. It established the Titchfield City Group on Ageing and Age-disaggregated Data lead by the UK Office for National Statistics.

Journalists from around the US are invited to apply for this year’s Age Boom Academy, The Future of Work: New Technology and an Aging Workforce to be held May 31 – June 2 at Columbia Journalism School in NYC.