Nine International Longevity Centers participated in a panel presentation titled “Global Comparison on Healthy Aging” at the 4th Berlin Demography Forum: "Activity – Health – Participation" held in Berlin, Germany, March 18-20, 2015.
Organized by Prof. Axel Boersch-Supan (President of ILC Germany) and Prof. Ursula Staudinger (President of ILC USA), the panel was an occasion for the first reporting on the ILC project “Health effects of retirement,” which is analyzing data from the Survey of Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (“SHARE”) and equivalent national and international databases. The project aims to shed light on how early or later retirement affects health and wellbeing.
Moderated by Prof. Axel Boersch-Supan (Germany), the participating panelists included Mr. Brian Beach (UK), Dr. Sara Carmel (Israel), Dr. Lisa Susana Daichman (Argentina), Ir. Marieke, A.E. van der Waal (the Netherlands), Dr. Didier Halimi (France), Ms. Jana Bakalova (Czech Republic), Dr. Sebastiana Kalula (South Africa), Ms. Susana Harding (Singapore), and Dr. Masako Osako ( Japan). Discussants were Dr. Alexandre Kalache (Co-President, ILC Global Alliance), Prof. Dr.Volker Deville (Allianz Deutschland) and Prof. Dr. K. Lenhard Rudolph (Leibniz Institute of Ageing Research). For details of the forum, please visit http://www.bib-demografie.de/SharedDocs/Termine/EN/2015/2015_03_18_bdf_2015.html.
Photography by Mr. Frederic Schweizer.
Date :30 March 2015
In July, Dr Alex Kalache, President of ILC-Brazil and Co-President of the Global Alliance, participated in a debate with Dr Anne Karpf, author of 'How to Age' and Prof Lynda Gratton, author of 'The 100 Year Life' for the BBC World Service.
Date :21 August 2017
On June 28, 2017, Senior Planet in New York held an all-day session titled “Hack Aging.” The event, designed by Debbie Galant, was attended by approximately 80 persons. Muriel Beach led a group focused on the problem of negative concepts of aging (which Dr. Robert Butler called ageism) and won the First Place for the group and a special award, “Personality Plus” for herself.
Date :14 August 2017
Aging 2.0 brought together a number of start-ups, investors and experts on ageing at its Americas Summit in Toronto.
Date :12 July 2017
Foundation Oportunidad Mayor launches Valdivia as a Chilean centre for gerontology. Dr. Alex Kalache delivered the keynote of the event.
Date :10 July 2017
ILC-Brazil participates in World Bank Workshop on “Population Aging and the organization of health and social care in Brazil”
Date :03 July 2017