To enhance multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in ageing.

To promote knowledge about and awareness of issues related to ageing in the region and throughout the nation.

To initiate and support interventions directed towards improving treatment and services for older persons.

To contribute to the development of the future leadership in gerontology and geriatrics.

To influence policymakers and key service providers to improve current policies and services and develop new models of effective actions.

Major Funding Sources

ILC-Israel’s member and supporting organizations include:
The Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

The Israel America Foundation

Recent Major Activities / Programs

We are actively involved in research projects related to aging, and the advancement of community services for older persons in Israel on an ongoing basis.

Prof. Mark Clarfield, President of ILC-Israel recently established the ILC-Israel Executive Committee, a national committee of experts in gerontology, geriatrics, and ageing related policy and human rights aspects.

Key Staff

President: A. Mark Clarfield
Emeritus Professor of Geriatrics |
Faculty of Health Sciences
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Professor (adjunct) | McGill University | Montreal | Canada

Outgoing President: Sara Carmel, Ph.D, M.P.H.
Professor of medical sociology and gerontology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel
Chairperson of the Fund for Research in Aging, Ministry for Senior Affairs
Former president of the Israel Gerontological Society

Contact information

Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel.
Tel: 972-8-6477428
Fax: 972-8-6477635


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