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Professor Julie Byles, Head of ILC-Australia presents on ‘Healthy Ageing at very old ages – perspectives of women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, at the 53rd Annual Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Conference in 2020.

To maximise a potential “longevity dividend”, employers and governments need to wake up to the reality of an ageing workforce and make sure our jobs, our workplaces, our working patterns adapt in line with these changes.

Following the ULC-UK's year-long Prevention in an ageing world programme that sparked conversations from Abu Dhabi to Taipei, Austin, Geneva, Sydney, London all the way to the G20 Health Ministers, the message is clear. It’s never too late to prevent.

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.

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.

Following a meeting of its members on Thursday, 7 May 2020, the ILC Global Alliance has prepared a Position Statement on COVID-19.

This report was made in collaboration with ILC Singapore and explores the relationship between Singapore’s ageing population and adult vaccination.

ILC Singapore at Tsao Foundation, in partnership with the ILC UK will be holding a two day workshop on 14-15 October 2019 in Singapore to understand the state of policies and practices of adult vaccination in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.

On 8 and 9 August 2019, ILC Brazil - and many of its partners - will be holding the Active Aging - Promoting Health, Preventing Illness symposium at Unibes auditorium in São Paulo.

Incontinence – a public health issue to be dealt with using a life-course approach