The mission of ILC France is to support the longevity revolution and demographic aging in health and activity.


  • Influence public and private decisions makers in favor of a coherent age management.
  • Promote health through prevention at all ages, and encourage an active ageing.
  • Encourage ongoing analysis of the opportunities offered by the increasing life expectancy.
  • Disseminate information to the general public.

Actions and research projects

  • Meetings and organization of the CESE (Conseil économique, social et environnemental) Longevity meetings since 2022.
  • Validation of a self-assessment procedure for identifying frailty in retirees aged 70 and over (2023).
  • Financing dependency and the fifth Social Security branch (2021).
  • Care giving: positive aspects of the helping relationship in partnership with ILC Canada (2021).
  • Social exclusion: the French situation at the request of ILC Japan (2020).
  • “Clic prévention santé” (2018) (numeric prevention tool).
  • Participation in the Berliner Demografie Forum (2016, 2017 and 2018).
  • Coordination of the Silver Think Tank “Ageing Well in Paris” (2016).
  • Parliamentary group on longevity at the French National Assembly (2006 to 2016).
  • ILC France collaboration with the TDTE (Demographic Transition-Economic Transition chair) the Haut Conseil de l’Age (High Age Council).

In progress:

  • Survey on the vaccination practices of people over 65 in ILC Global Alliance countries.
  • Nudge and prevention: how to encourage retirees to adopt virtuous behaviors and adhere to prevention proposals.

Association governed by the law of 1901.
Member of the 16-country ILC Global Alliance, with NGO status.

Key Staff


Jean-Pierre Wiedmer, Chairman

Pr Françoise Forette, Founder and President of the Strategic and Scientific Advisory Board

+33 (0)6 03 15 95 58


Dr Jean-Pierre Aquino, Director

+ 33 (0)6 80 47 74 79

Multidisciplinary team of experts

Dr Marie-Anne Brieu, Dr Didier Halimi, Dr Charles Lambert, Dr Jean-Claude Salord and François-Xavier Albouy (economist).


Mélissa Houbart

+33 (0)6 19 38 74 86

Contact information


11 rue Jean Mermoz, 75008 Paris, France



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