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.



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.


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.

Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public Health has honored 13 NYC employers for having policies and practices that help them to hire, engage and retain workers over age 50.

The first edition of the TV programme “Sem Censura” in 2018, a traditional talk show of TV Brasil, counted on the participation of our technical director Ina Voelcker.

The third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, published online in December 2017, includes a chapter co-authored by Ina Voelcker and Alexandre Kalache, both of ILC-BR.