On the 1st of October 2012, Dr Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-Dominican Republic and Coordinator of the Dominican Network for Dignity in Old Age, was honoured with an award as one of the Great Dominicans of 2012.

This annual award is held in recognition of the work of 30 different individuals. Other recipients of the award were the President of the Supreme Court, and the President of the electoral Tribunal, amongst others. Information about each recipient will be published in a book titled ‘Great Dominicans’.

Dr Pereyra was delighted to be accompanied by her family.


ILC-UK are delighted to announce that the Innovating for Ageing competition is now OPEN – providing an opportunity to enter your ideas for solving the vulnerability problems identified.

Over 700 people participated in the 1st Regional Forum on Active and Sustainable Ageing of the Médio Vale do Itajaí in the southern State of Santa Catarina. The keynote on “Active Ageing and the Longevity Revolution” was delivered by Alexandre Kalache.

Mr. Shigeo Morioka, co-founder of ILC, passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 96.

In the beginning of June, ILC-BR’s Alexandre Kalache and Ina Voelcker participated in the national conference of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG).

ILC-BR continued to contribute content and technical orientation to an online portal called “Live Longevity” which was launched in October 2017 with the support of Bradesco Seguros.