Jikka House: an innovative senior living in Japan
We interviewed two older Japanese women who had moved from Tokyo to Izu Highland, a popular retreat for city dwellers, to build their private house and restaurant. They contribute to building a community by serving lunch and delivering meals to local residents.
Enjoying Life Approach on location: Between dream and deed
On May 10, 2022, the conference ‘Enjoying Life Approach on location' took place in Arnhem (in the Netherlands), as a completion of the eponymous project.
22nd May 2022
ILC France makes recommendations to the 2022 presidential election candidates
On the occasion of the next presidential election in France (April 10 and 24, 2022), ILC-France is sending candidates a list of recommendations on societal issues related to a longevity in health and in activity.
21st March 2022
Civil Society Mapping and Engagement Initiative for the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing
With support from the World Health Organization (WHO), a civil society mapping and engagement initiative has been launched to identify and unite the powerful and unique voices of organisations across a wide range of sectors and disciplines toward a common agenda.
15th February 2022
How do we age and can we ‘delay’ it?
The ageing process starts before we are born. This article explains what happens in our bodies over time and how we can embrace our later years.
20th January 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
The COVID Revolution: The resilience of older adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic
ILC-Japan has compiled the results of interviews with older adults in Japan conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
7th January 2022
Age Boom Academy: Combatting Loneliness in Aging – Toward a 21st Century Blueprint for Societal Connectedness
From 6 May to 11 June 2021, the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia School of Journalism hosted the Robert N. Butler–Jack Rosenthal Age Boom Academy: "Combatting Loneliness in Aging: Toward a 21st Century Blueprint for Societal Connectedness" online.
3rd September 2021
How can we deliver prevention in an ageing world
As part of their Delivering prevention in an ageing world programme, ILC-UK are asking for input on how we can deliver prevention in an ageing world.
16th April 2021
How to address loneliness and improve worsening health conditions due to COVID-19 pandemic
A new global project titled "Re-imagining Environments for Connection and Engagement: Testing Actions for Social Prescribing in Natural Spaces" (RECETAS) will address the loneliness created by the COVID-19 pandemic through interaction with nature in six cities in Europe, Latin America, and Australia.
9th April 2021