Everyone thrives in an inclusive age-friendly society
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?
22nd April 2022
Protecting the human rights of older persons: Challenges to the human rights of older people during and after COVID-19
Globally, COVID-19 has led to debilitating effects and posed significant human rights challenges for older persons.
15th January 2022
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.
Caregiving in the times of COVID-19
A COVID-19 & older people webinar series by Ageing Asia, The Tsao Foundation and the International Longevity Centre – Singapore
3rd September 2020
An ILC GA webinar: A caring world – responding to the impact of the coronavirus on long-term care
With the ILC Global Alliance marking its 30th anniversary this year, members are coming together on Thursday 18 June 2020 to share their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on long-term care.
2nd June 2020
ILC-GA Position Statement on COVID-19
Following a meeting of its members on Thursday, 7 May 2020, the ILC Global Alliance has prepared a Position Statement on COVID-19.
7th May 2020
The experiences of seniors during the Corona/Covid-19 crisis
The Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and ILC-Netherlands research project focusses on the impact, measures and restrictions of the corona virus on the senior population. The project intends to focus on how a diverse group of seniors (aged 60+) experience the virus and the measures taken. How do they perceive the risks and how does is impact their daily lives?
15th March 2020
Art for Senior Positive Health and Well-Being
What value does art (such as dance, drawing, music, song, poetry, theatre etc.) have on an individual, social and societal level? With the two-year research 'Art for Senior Positive Health and Well-Being. Capturing the Impact of Art-based Initiatives and Programmes' Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and Amsterdam UMC look into the value of art in long-term care by describing existing art initiatives in care, evaluating the impact and looking for the underlying working principles.
20th January 2020
International Symposium in Sao Paulo to share innovations from Australia and the Netherlands
On October 17, ILC-BR organized a Symposium with three international speakers in São Paulo. The event took place in the auditorium of Iamspe (Institute for Medical Assistance to the Public Servant of the State of São Paulo).
21st October 2017
ILC-BR holds its 5th International Longevity Forum
On October 19 and 20, ILC-BR hosted the 5th International Longevity Forum in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s theme was the construction of resilience along the life course; a very timely topic given the ongoing crisis in Brazil.
21st October 2017