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On the occasion of its 2nd anniversary in March 2014, ILC-BR is publishing its website at www.ilcbrazil.org.

The website provides information about the organization’s activities and news on longevity and population ageing. Carla Salas, ILC-BR Associate, coordinated the development of the site. ILC-BR is also present on Facebook with a Portuguese profile and continues disseminating its activities on the Portuguese language blog Longeva Idade.

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The President of ILC-BR, Alexandre Kalache, is currently in Australia advancing the ageing agenda of the South Australian Government.

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Columbia Aging Center celebrates the participants in its digital narrative project “Exceeding Expectations” (exceedingexpectations.nyc). 

The Columbia Aging Center has been following 20 older New Yorkers for two years with the aim of disrupting stereotypes of aging and portraying everyday life. Many of the 20 New Yorkers met for the first time on Oct. 24.

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 Servant of the State of São Paulo).

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 given the ongoing crisis in Brazil.

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