28th May 2015
The symposium, to be held on 6th June 2015, will explore an increasingly influential view in Japan that preparing for one’s departure from life should be an integral component of one’s life planning.
The venue will be Yurakucho Asahi Hall. The symposium is over-subscribed and is expected to attract as many as 800 participants.
The presentations will include:
- “Saying ‘farewell to life’ with dignity— implications for bioethics” by Dr. Rihito Kimura, Professor Emeritus , Waseda University
- “Taking personal initiative in preparing for a farewell from this world – it is your responsibility, not someone else’s,” by Keiko Higuchi, President, Women’s Association for a Better Aging Society
- “What everyone should and can do to prepare for a satisfactory life farewell,” by Kanao Tsuji, MD, President, Life Care System, Ltd.
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After a successful first edition in 2019, almost one hundred participants (ranging from 50 to 74 years) started on 14 January 2021 with the free learning program Silver Starters, which was developed by Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and Aegon. In 12 weeks, the participants will lay the foundation for converting their idea into their own company through online learning and coaching.
15th January 2021
On the last day of 2020, the 300th story milestone was accomplished and published on Wij & corona (translated into Us & corona). On this Dutch story platform experiences of older people during these trying corona times are shared. With this we give the voice of seniors a stage and support and inspire each other! For example, Willem (71) tells how he tries to stay fit at home and Maarten (77), who is a heart patient and must be extra careful.
1st January 2021
This year we have been celebrating our 30th anniversary.
27th November 2020