ILC-GA Symposiums

1. Rethinking Health and Health Care: Attitudes, Strategies and Challenges:

Chair and Discussant: Alexandre Kalache (ILC-Brazil)
Daisuke Watanabe (ILC-Japan)
Sebastiana Kalula (ILC-South Africa)
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan (ILC-USA)

2. Financial wellbeing in old age - a global perspective from ILC-GA and HelpAge International

Chair: Mark Gorman (HelpAge International)
Jessica Watson (ILC-UK)
Alexandre Kalache (ILC-Brazil)
Mathew Cherlan (HelpAge India)

3. Aging in Emerging Economies: Comparative Policy Perspectives from Brazil, China, India and South Africa

Chair: Chris Gray (Corporate Responsibility group, Pfizer)
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan (ILC-USA)
Sebastiana Kalula (ILC-South Africa)
Alex Kalache (ILC-Brazil)
Du Peng (ILC-China)


Plenary talks by ILC-GA Leaders:


Dr. Mashelkar (ILC-India) - Keynote Speaker

Alexandre Kalache (ILC-Brazil) –Plenary Speaker

Alexandre Kalache (ILC-Brazil) - Keynote Speaker (Senior governmental Official Meeting: Presenting the ILC Brazil Rio Declaration, “Beyond Prevention and Treatment, Developing Culture of Care in Response to the Longevity Revolution.”


Sessions with ILC-GA presenters

Louise Plouffe (ILC-Brazil)
Representing Cristiane Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Municipal Secretary of Healthy Aging and Quality of Life:  “Older People in the Family: the elderly and their places”

Ruth Finkelstein (ILC-USA)

  1. Age Smart Employer Awards: “A New York Recognition Scheme for Employers who value workers of all ages”
  2. Creating age friendly cities and neighborhoods: Lessons from New York City
  3. Older adults and disasters: Findings from Hurricane Sandy

Anjali Raje (ILC-India)
Giving a presentation titled "Rights and Responsibilities of Older Persons- True Empowerment" at “Elder Abuse/Rights of Older Persons” Session.

Compiled by Dr. Ruth Finkelstein, ILC USA


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.