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.
Creating a socially just, inclusive and age-friendly city in Newcastle, Australia
The Hunter Ageing Alliance and the City of Newcastle came together in August 2021 to facilitate a community engagement workshop on the topic of developing an Age Friendly City.
5th August 2021
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
New Urban Agenda adopted by UN member states
From the 17th – 20th October 2016, ILC Brazil participated in the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (UN Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador.
24th November 2016
Developing Age-friendly Cities in Brazil
On July 29th the City of Veranopolis (RS) in the south of Brazil launched its Age-friendly Action Plan based on rigorous research with older people. The project is being developed as part of a public/private partnership between ILC-Brazil and CPFL Energia SA.
8th August 2016
Dr. Rosy Pereyra participates in a colloquium of one of the most read newspapers in the Dominican Republic.
El Dia, one of the most read newspapers of the Dominican Republic invited Dr. Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-DR, Vice President of INPEA and one of the pioneers of geriatrics in the country, to talk about the situation of older adults in a space denominated Colloquium of El Dia to which every week an important person of the Dominican society is invited.
4th August 2016