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Master class by Alexandre Kalache to celebrate 25 years of the institution

The Open University of the Third Age of the State University of Rio de Janeiro, host to the office of ILC-BR, celebrated its 25th anniversary with several events held during the week of the 20th of August. Having accompanied the history of the institution since its foundation, Alexandre Kalache delivered a master class on the longevity revolution, with a focus on inequalities.

During the months of July and August, Alexandre Kalache, President of ILC-BR, also delivered keynote speeches at several other events, e.g. the National Congress on Human Resources and the Wired Conference Health and Wellness.

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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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