NEWS:

The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the ILC USA, in collaboration with Columbia University’s Journalism School, once again hosted the Age Boom Academy in New York from September 8-10, 2013.

The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the ILC USA, in collaboration with Columbia University’s Journalism School, once again hosted the Age Boom Academy in New York from September 8-10, 2013.  The theme of the seminar, “Aging in America: The Costs and Benefits,” brought together journalists and experts in the aging field to explore several issues associated with population aging in the United States, including: family and caregiving; the social safety net (i.e., Social Security) and social insurance (e.g., Medicare and Medicaid); the role of urban design in successful aging; market-based changes in health care; opportunities for corporations during a time of profound demographic change; and, the structure and meaning of work.

For further information, please visit:

http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/academic-departments/centers/columbia-aging/knowledge-transfer/age-boom-academy

TOP STORIES

In July, Dr Alex Kalache, President of ILC-Brazil and Co-President of the Global Alliance, participated in a debate with Dr Anne Karpf, author of 'How to Age' and Prof Lynda Gratton, author of 'The 100 Year Life' for the BBC World Service.

On June 28, 2017, Senior Planet in New York held an all-day session titled “Hack Aging.” The event, designed by Debbie Galant, was attended by approximately 80 persons. Muriel Beach led a group focused on the problem of negative concepts of aging (which Dr. Robert Butler called ageism) and won the First Place for the group and a special award, “Personality Plus” for herself.

Aging 2.0 brought together a number of start-ups, investors and experts on ageing at its Americas Summit in Toronto.

Foundation Oportunidad Mayor launches Valdivia as a Chilean centre for gerontology. Dr. Alex Kalache delivered the keynote of the event.

ILC-Brazil participates in World Bank Workshop on “Population Aging and the organization of health and social care in Brazil”

ARHIVE: