22nd August 2018
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.
Living a Fulfilling Life at 90: Interview with Keiko Higuchi, Japan’s Leading Social Commentator
Ms. Masako Osako, Executive Director of ILC Global Alliance Secretariat, recently sat down with Ms. Keiko Higuchi, President (rijicho) of a Japan-based NPO, Women's Association for the Better Aging Society (WABAS) and a leading social commentator and popular author in Japan. At 90 years old, Higuchi has recently published a new book titled, “Hold on! I am still alive and thriving at age 90,” which is a sequel to her enormously popular book published in 2019, “Ready, set, go! You are now becoming an “old-old person.”
15 March 2023
ILC-India organises Online Essay Competition to celebrate World Women’s Day 2023
To celebrate World Women’s Day on 8th March, ILC-I organized an online Essay competition exclusively for older adults where they expressed their thoughts on the topic titled “An inspiring lady who has influenced my life!”
A real picture of a society where almost 30% of people are aged 65+: The current state of older adults in Japan
This report shows the real life of older adults in Japan. Their labour participation rate, financial assets, relationships with neighbours are described first, and then systems such as pension, medical and long-term care are being explained with numbers and figures.