Yearly Archives: 2021
Webinar: Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
European Commission must develop concerted response to ageing
17th December 2021
Webinar: Health equals wealth – How can the UK and Europe work together towards healthy ageing?
Join the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) and the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) for a virtual event exploring how the EU and UK can work together on healthy ageing.
Activity promotes healthy retirement
Below is a summary of Françoise Forette's presentation at the conference: "Make France a fully-fledged society" on 26 October 2021, which demonstrated how much the maintenance in activity, professional or otherwise, is beneficial to both individuals and society.
26 October 2021
IFA conference side event: Investing in preventative health to unlock a longevity dividend
Join ILC-UK and ILC Canada for a high-level discussion alongside the 15th IFA Global Conference on Ageing on how we can drive greater investment in preventative health in the post-pandemic recovery.
ILC-I host national webinar series on “Ageing and Health”
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, ILC-I have been working online since April 2020. In order to stay connected with seniors as well as researchers, doctors and students working on ageing, ILC-I has conducted eighteen webinars, supported under CSR, as part of a national webinar series.
8th October 2021
ILC-I’s Happy Hours Café, an online programme
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, ILC-I has been working through online mode since April 2020. ILC-I’s “Happy Hours Café” includes creative learning which enhance memory, attention & concentration among senior participants.
1st October 2021
Age Boom Academy: Combatting Loneliness in Aging – Toward a 21st Century Blueprint for Societal Connectedness
From 6 May to 11 June 2021, the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia School of Journalism hosted the Robert N. Butler–Jack Rosenthal Age Boom Academy: "Combatting Loneliness in Aging: Toward a 21st Century Blueprint for Societal Connectedness" online.
3rd September 2021
Stereotype approach to elderly migrants does not do justice to diversity
The specific cultural background of older migrants does not appear to determine their care wishes and needs. The mutual diversity is great, which means that wishes and needs are very personal and partially depend on where and how someone has lived.
The invisible epidemic: Rethinking the detection and treatment of structural heart disease in Europe
Structural heart disease (SHD) is a set of cardiovascular conditions that affect the structure of the valves, atria, ventricles and blood vessels in the heart.
2nd September 2021