Yearly Archives: 2022
A real picture of a society where almost 30% of people are aged 65+: The current state of older adults in Japan
This report shows the real life of older adults in Japan. Their labour participation rate, financial assets, relationships with neighbours are described first, and then systems such as pension, medical and long-term care are being explained with numbers and figures.
A Virtual Event of the Award Ceremony of Anjani Mashelkar Inspiration Award 2022
To honour the struggles of his late mother, Smt. Anjani Mashelkar, Padma Vibhushan Dr. R A Mashelkar has instituted the award "Anjani Mashelkar Inspiration Award" (AMIA) in her memory.
18th December 2022
Update on the Physiotherapy Assessment Camp (PAC) by ILC-India
From 2018, ILC-India started conducting this programme called “Physiotherapy Assessment Camps” in different parts of Pune city in collaboration with DES Brijlal Jindal College of Physiotherapy. Till date, around 1000 seniors have been covered under this programme, including follow-up visits.
Support for older adults in daily living: Collaboration between municipalities and businesses (examples at supermarkets)
ILC-Japan has been promoting public-industry collaboration to enhance support for older adults in daily living. After conducting studies with community support coordinators and creating a tool with tips to make improvements, we are now in the implementation stage to build actual collaboration between supermarkets and municipalities.
Update on the Mobile Literacy Training Programme by ILC-India
Mobile Literacy Training (MLT) programme was started in 2017 by ILC-India, initially, only seniors from Pune city participated in the training. But later, with the mouth publicity, the ILC-India team started getting invitations from all over Maharashtra. This training aims at teaching seniors the basics of using a smartphone.
Remembering Baroness Sally Greengross OBE
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.
2nd November 2022
The Reablement: From “Doing for” to “Helping Restore Function and Quality of Life”
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.”
22nd August 2022
Jikka House: an innovative senior living in Japan
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.
Enjoying Life Approach on location: Between dream and deed
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.
22nd May 2022
The “What Do Older People Want from their Healthcare?” project by the National Ageing Research Institute, Australia
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.
20th May 2022