NEWS:

New Director of International Longevity Center - US

Ursula M. Staudinger, PhD, a distinguished scholar and academic leader in the field of lifespan and aging research, joined the Mailman School of Public Health as the founding director of a new Aging Center at Columbia and professor of Sociomedical Sciences on July 1, 2013. With this appointment, the legacy of Robert N. Butler and the International Longevity Center (ILC) will find a new home and a prosperous future. The ILC and the membership in the ILC Global Alliance will form an important part of the Center. For further details, please visit http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/news/ursula-staudinger-appointed-founding-director-aging-center-columbia.

TOP STORIES

The President of ILC-BR, Alexandre Kalache, is currently in Australia advancing the ageing agenda of the South Australian Government.

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Columbia Aging Center celebrates the participants in its digital narrative project “Exceeding Expectations” (exceedingexpectations.nyc). 

The Columbia Aging Center has been following 20 older New Yorkers for two years with the aim of disrupting stereotypes of aging and portraying everyday life. Many of the 20 New Yorkers met for the first time on Oct. 24.

On October 17, ILC-BR organized a Symposium with three international speakers in São Paulo. The event took place in the auditorium of Iamspe (Institute for Medical Assistance to the Public Servant of the State of São Paulo).

On October 19 and 20, ILC-BR hosted the 5th International Longevity Forum in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s theme was the construction of resilience along the life course; a very timely topic given the ongoing crisis in Brazil.

ARHIVE: