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This volume provides a comprehensive view of Australia’s geographically and socially diverse ageing population, the emerging needs...

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Two case studies were completed, for Sri Lanka and Thailand, to offer insights into policy options and directions for service developments....

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This think-piece looks to Hong Kong,  whose pension infrastructure is similar to the one emerging in the UK to examine the...

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Singapore is rapidly ageing as a society.  In 2013, the resident population in Singapore aged 65 and over comprised more than 10%...

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Gender and ageing was the theme of the 2nd International Longevity Forum which brought together more than 30 experts to debate and...

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Eleven of the 14 ILCs in the Global Alliance were represented at the 2013 ILC Global Alliance symposium held in Singapore in 2013. The...

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Global ageing and urbanization are among the major challenges facing countries around the world. This paper, based on a revised version...

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Current societal and financial challenges are demanding a revision of how health budgets are spent with a view to increasing both...

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ILC-UK, supported by Norgine and working alongside a steering group of European experts, have conducted a European review of the...

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This Discussion Paper collates the findings of 10 ILCs within the ILC Global Alliance on the subject of housing for older people....

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This monograph has been produced by the Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long-term Care (Faculty of Humanities, Charles University,...

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In this report we initiate a dialogue on multigenerational households and intergenerational relations from a global perspective. This...

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This report has been produced by ILC-UK, drawing on the ideas, issues and challenges of integrating care raised at the Conference on...

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 The report posits that women will disproportionately bear the burden of dementia in terms of numbers, but also impact in the...

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It is organized into five sections: “The Aging Population”, “Living Arrangements”, “Health Status”, &...

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Dr. Robert N. Butler passed away from acute leukemia on July 4 in 2010. “Productive Aging - Robert Butler Memorial Issue” is...

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The report, ‘Non-Communicable Diseases in an Ageing World', discusses salient policy and political issues on the non-...

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All OECD countries are experiencing unprecedented demographic change characterised by increasing longevity, a growing older population...

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The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance dinner debate on ‘Narrowing World Health Disparities and Longevity’ was...

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This report is a compilation of data from various ministries of the national government and other sources, along with brief...

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This paper, edited by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK), presents country-specific insights from the different members of...

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The report, ‘The European Dementia Research Agenda’ finds there is widespread disparity in the diagnosis, treatment and care...

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“An excellent report”
David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science

"It is a sound research project...

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Functional foods could play an important role in supporting older people’s health says a report published this week by the...

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Japan has a proportionally larger ageing population than any other country and can thus be seen as a front-runner in dealing with the...

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With 7.3 million Europeans living with dementia and with the numbers set to increase to 15 million by 2050, this policy brief argues all...

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ILCSA was admitted to the ILC Global Alliance in June 2005. It is operated within The Albertina and Walter Sisulu Institute of Ageing in...

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The first issue of “Global Information Journal on Longevity and Society”was published in Japanese in July 2006.

Every...

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The International Longevity Centre UK was commissioned to write a report for the Department of Health, who jointly hosted the Summit...

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The recent historical low in interest rates has highlighted that some retirees rely on their savings for income and are exposed to...

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The United Nations World Assembly on Ageing has made advancing health and well-being into old age a worldwide call for action. This text...

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In this brief, we summarize the evidence about policies and practices that promote the use of vaccination from all over the world and...

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This ILC-USA report outlines specific recommendations for independent living focusing on the culture of aging, living arrangements,...

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Speakers included the Chief Executive of the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority, the Director of the Pensions Policy Institute and a...

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This report and the working groups it draws upon were made possible by a grant from the Nuffield Foundation.

The working groups...

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This report and the “Choosing Population Projections” conference were made possible by the generous support of Swiss Re. The...

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Japan is setting the pace among the aging societies of the world. People aged 65 and over now make up over one-fifth of the population...

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The report summarises the speakers' presentations and draws out themes and recommendations which emerged from the event. The...

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As people live longer and are less able to cope less able to cope with independent living, various alternative venues for independent or...

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The programme had been developed by ESHEL in partnership with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services and implemented in...

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Innovative citizen’s initiatives can play a major role in the development of new, sustainable housing and care schemes in the near...

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The ILC-UK would like to express gratitude to ARUP and the the Housing Learning Improvement Network for making this report possible..
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This report presents a detailed portrait of the realities of population aging around the world and articulating a call to action from an...

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The advent of a possible means to delay aging and extend longevity is a great intellectual and social as well as medical achievement....

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The striking increase in longevity is a new venture for humanity and a privilege for our
nations as long as the aging population...

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These books include more than 30 chapters presenting an array of issues related to aging from the perspective of three nations, Australia,...

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One of the major challenges of ageing societies is to reduce the years of living with disabilities by maintaining elders’ health...

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This research brief summarises the key findings and implications for local authorities in the UK engaged in developing, planning and...

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The project aims to clarify what is essential for them to sustain an independent life. This is the report of the 4th year of the 5-year...

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The book “Aging and Spirituality” authored by Dr. S.D. Gokhale, Hon. President, ILC-India was released at the hands of Dr....

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The first issue of “Global Information Journal on Longevity and Society” was published in Japanese in July 2006.

Each...

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The debate was organised jointly by the ILC-UK and Actuarial Profession, and took place in London on the 13th October 2009. Almost 200...

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This study sought to identify

*The patterns of adaptation to decline in driving-related capabilities (DRC), including self-imposed...

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Ultimately, ‘obesity policy’ is about behaviour, and the ability of policymakers to influence the choices and behaviour of...

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The book published by ILC-I covers the various dimensions of ageing including among other issues, the international initiatives, the...

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Obesity is high on the policy agenda in the UK as evidenced by the recent publication of the obesity strategy in England. It is widely...

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The research looks at how receipt of inheritance varies by age and socioeconomic group, and analyses the expectations of older cohorts...

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This report was made possible by the generous support of Norwich Union.

As 'The Age of Inheritance' shows, the UK has entered...

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Increasing human longevity represents a scientific and public health triumph of the modern era. However, threats to this advancement...

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The ILC-UK has published a new guide in partnership with the Department for Communities and Local Government, and the Care Services...

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The future funding of long-term care for older people is widely recognised as one of the biggest public policy challenges confronting...

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We are in the middle of a revolution: the longevity revolution. A new generation of older Americans is forming. Yet, with each year we...

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This report includes articles on:

* "Present” Life of Older Persons and International Information
* Older persons in the 21st...

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If cells weren’t programmed to age, if the telomeres, which govern the number of times a cell may divide, didn’t shorten...

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This report incorporates discussion by the assembled experts on the topic of paid in-home caregiver training standards including related...

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The project aims to assess older persons' functioning and the contributions they make to family and community, specifically older...

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This report explores this issue, and outlines the obstacles facing more widespread immunisation programmes, as well as the benefits that...

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The key question is how 'ageing well' is best achieved. Early evidence suggested that high physical, mental and social...

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These reports tackle the rights of older people to health, wealth and safety, among other issues.

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The paper is authored by James Lloyd of ILC-UK. The paper focuses on wide range of challenges to public policy relating to changing...

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This report, published in partnership with the Department for Communities and Local Government, explores how the built environment could...

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