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On International Women's Day, Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-Dominican Republic was awarded with the Medal of Merit, the highest honour that the Dominican Government gives to women.

Rosy took the opportunity to tell him that she was very pleased with the Award, but that she would be even more pleased with the Government signed the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons (http://www.oas.org/…/inter_american_treaties_A-70_human_rig…).

In the photo, from left to write: President Danilo Medina, Rosy Pereyra, the First Lady and the Minister of Women.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, ILC-I have been working online since April 2020. In order to stay connected with seniors as well as researchers, doctors and students working on ageing, ILC-I has conducted eighteen webinars, supported under CSR, as part of a national webinar series.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, ILC-I has been working through online mode since April 2020. ILC-I’s “Happy Hours Café” includes creative learning which enhance memory, attention & concentration among senior participants.

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.

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