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I wonder what Dr Robert Butler, Pulitzer Prize winner (non-fiction, 1976) and foremost physician and geriatrician, would say, if he were alive today, about how older people are being treated in this global pandemic.

In May, members of the ILC Global Alliance met on Bintan Island, Indonesia, for a strategic planning meeting and protocol development workshop. We had a productive and inspiring meeting that will carry our work forward well into the future.

We don’t usually think of asthma as a condition that affects older people. However asthma can develop at any time across the life course, and prevalence increases with age. Asthma can also be difficult to differentiate from chronic obstructive pulmonary …

Europeans are extremely lucky. Not only can they expect to live longer than most people born anywhere else in the world, they can also expect to enjoy most of their lives in relatively good health.[1]

More than 120 million Europeans, the inhabitants of one of the wealthiest regions of the planet, still live in poverty. In 2010, the European strategy for growth, Europe 2020, made reducing poverty and social exclusion one of its main goals.[1] …

Seventeen years have elapsed since the 3rd IFA Conference was held in Durban, South Africa in 1997 and the 12th IFA Conference takes place in Hyderabad this June.

The next annual conference of the International Federation of Ageing (IFA) in Hyderabad approaches rapidly, and the ILC Global Alliance is delighted to be participating, continuing its strong relationship with the IFA, and its history of featuring strongly in past …

Earlier this month, I attended the intersessional meeting between civil society and the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (OWG) in New York. The OWG is the group of UN member states that is leading the process towards a global …

In 2011 the International Longevity Centre – UK along with a host of leading European public health advocates formed SAATI – the Supporting Active Ageing Through Immunisation partnership. Partners from a range of backgrounds, from the University of Barcelona to …

The discussion paper below collates the findings of 10 ILCs within the ILC Global Alliance on the subject of housing for older people.