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Last week, members of the ILC Global Alliance participated in a series of events organized by the International Longevity Centre - Brazil.

Before the Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance on the 23rd October, Presidents, Directors and other senior staff of most of the ILCs participated in the 10th Bradesco Longevity Forum in São Paulo and the 3rd International Longevity Forum in Rio de Janeiro.

The theme was Age-Friendly Initiatives - ranging from age-friendly cities to states, countries, businesses, universities, transport, media and much more. In three panels, the ILCs presented a variety of age-friendly initiatives, which will be featured on this website in the coming months.

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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.

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.

Aging 2.0 brought together a number of start-ups, investors and experts on ageing at its Americas Summit in Toronto.

Foundation Oportunidad Mayor launches Valdivia as a Chilean centre for gerontology. Dr. Alex Kalache delivered the keynote of the event.

ILC-Brazil participates in World Bank Workshop on “Population Aging and the organization of health and social care in Brazil”

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