NEWS:

This Summer, ILC-UK's Founder and Executive President, and one of the founding members of the ILC Global Alliance, Baroness Sally Greengross OBE passed away. She was an inspiration to us all across the ILC family, both professionally and personally, and her legacy will continue to live on.

ILC-Japan has published a booklet titled “The Reablement.” It aims to transform the idea of support for people with mild disabilities from “doing for” to “helping restore function and quality of life.”

We interviewed two older Japanese women who had moved from Tokyo to Izu Highland, a popular retreat for city dwellers, to build their private house and restaurant. They contribute to building a community by serving lunch and delivering meals to local residents.

On May 10, 2022, the conference ‘Enjoying Life Approach on location' took place in Arnhem (in the Netherlands), as a completion of the eponymous project.

The “What Do Older People Want from their Healthcare?” project, conducted by the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) on behalf of the Victorian Department of Health (DH), Australia, provides valuable insights into what older Victorians want, need and expect across each domain of ageing and highlights how this changes across the care continuum.

The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) recently put a magnifying glass on elderly care in four countries: Japan, England, Germany and Denmark. One of the researchers is Tineke Abma, professor of Participation of Older People at the Leiden Medical University Centre and Executive-Director of Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing. What lessons can be learned from this research?

In Amsterdam, the number of seniors with a migration background who need care is increasing rapidly. This group of seniors is not only getting older and more in need of care, but is also increasingly diverse.

On the occasion of the next presidential election in France (April 10 and 24, 2022), ILC-France is sending candidates a list of recommendations on societal issues related to a longevity in health and in activity.

International Longevity Centre - Singapore, Tsao Foundation cordially invite you to join us at our webinar scheduled on 27 September 2022, Tuesday.

What exactly is ageing? How much should I exercise? What is the best food for me? All this and more is discussed in the Dutch free online mini-course ‘Vital and healthy ageing’.