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


Conducting  of physiotherapy camps to assess and address the health of the Older Persons.

Since its foundation in 2012/13, ILC-BR is promoting dialogue about population ageing and its implications for public policies.

ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache on how urban planning responds to the needs of older people

Since the beginning of this year, ILC-BR works for a hospital in the Southern town of Veranópolis, providing guidance on how to turn the hospital more age-friendly.

As we are now expected to live to 100, we have decided to set “Productive Aging Day” in Japan.