Yearly Archives: 2017
Third edition of Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine published
The third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, published online in December 2017, includes a chapter co-authored by Ina Voelcker and Alexandre Kalache, both of ILC-BR.
20th December 2017
Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces organizes event on Active Ageing
The objective of the event was to create a space for knowledge and experience sharing between municipalities and provinces. The opening keynote was delivered by Alexandre Kalache, President of ILC-BR.
15th December 2017
Keynote at International Seminar on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in Uruguay
Alexandre Kalache, President of ILC-BR and Co-President of the Alliance, delivered the keynote at the seminar in Montevideo. The event was organized by the City Government of Montevideo.
12th December 2017
Public Forum on Age-Friendly Cities at the Parliament in Brasilia
In the beginning of December, the Commission for the Rights of Older Persons of the Brazilian Parliament held a Public Forum on Age-Friendly Cities.
6th December 2017
UN INIA/ILC-I/TISS’s international training programme on ‘Social Gerontology’ in India
As the Satellite Centre for the SAARC region, of UN’s International Institute on Ageing, Malta, ILC-I organised the ‘in situ’ training programme in Hyderabad, India.
4th December 2017
Senior Planet Celebrates the 90th Birthday and Life-long Activism of Ms Muriel Beach, ILC-GA Representative to the UN
On December 1, 2017, close to 100 friends of Muriel Beach gathered at Senior Planet Exploration Center in New York to celebrate her 90 years on this planet during which she has made enormous contribution to society and people of all ages. The audience included 25 years old Akiko Oishi from Japan and 95 years old, Helen Hamlin, from Manhattan.
1st December 2017
Creating an Education Revolution that places Lifelong Learning at its centre
The President of ILC-BR, Alexandre Kalache, is currently in Australia advancing the ageing agenda of the South Australian Government.
21st November 2017
The Digital Narrative Project “Exceeding Expectations” by Columbia Aging Center
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Columbia Aging Center celebrates the participants in its digital narrative project “Exceeding Expectations” (exceedingexpectations.nyc).
25th October 2017
Celebrating an Honest Portrait of Aging in New York City
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.
24th October 2017
International Symposium in Sao Paulo to share innovations from Australia and the Netherlands
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).
21st October 2017