ILC-Israel’s Annual Conference
In December ILC-Israel held its annual conference. This year’s conference topic was Ageism.
25th December 2018
Advancing towards a more age-friendly hospital
Since the beginning of 2018, ILC-BR works for a hospital in the Southern town of Veranópolis, providing guidance on how to turn the hospital more age-friendly.
10th December 2018
Care and humanisation – emerging themes of the 6th International Longevity Forum
6th edition of ILC-BR’s international event takes a look into the future of ageing.
22nd November 2018
United Nations Commission for Europe, Working Group on Aging
The Eleventh Meeting of the Economic Commission for Europe, Working Group on Aging, took place in Geneva in November 2018. The focus was on the work programme for the fourth cycle of the Regional Implementation Strategy for the Madrid International Plan of Action on Aging (MIPAA) 2018 to 2022.
19th November 2018
The ILC-I awards are a salute to the dynamism and enterprising spirit of senior citizens ‘organizations, older individuals and other stakeholders advocating the noble cause of senior citizens and are given annually.
18th November 2018
Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award 2018
The Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award is an annual award of Rs. 1 lakh given to an individual or an organisation for an idea, prototype or a commercialized product, service and business model.
17th November 2018
International Symposium “Japan, a leading county in population aging! Communities built by everyone as a main player: Examining roles of older people from the latest trends in Japan and European countries
On November 16, 2018, ILC Japan co-hosted an international symposium “Japan, a leading country in population aging! Communities built by everyone as a main player” with the Dia Foundation for Research on Ageing Societies.
16th November 2018
Subsidies for future policymaking on ageing
International symposium in São Paulo held by ILC-BR.
18th October 2018
Physiotherapy Assessment Camps for Senior Citizens
Conducting of physiotherapy camps to assess and address the health of the Older Persons.
5th October 2018
ILC-BR is organising two international conferences in October and November
Since its foundation in 2012/13, ILC-BR is promoting dialogue about population ageing and its implications for public policies.
30th September 2018
Age-friendly Cities at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum in Hong Kong
ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache on how urban planning responds to the needs of older people
20th September 2018
Joining the Committee to Set and Promote “Productive Aging Day”
As we are now expected to live to 100, we have decided to set “Productive Aging Day” in Japan.
19th September 2018
25th Anniversary of the Open University of the Third Age of UERJ
Master class by Alexandre Kalache to celebrate 25 years of the institution
22nd August 2018
XIV Global Conference on Ageing of the IFA in Toronto
Inequalities are a central theme of Dr. Kalache’s contributions to debates around the IFA Conference in Toronto.
7th August 2018
Report: “Assistive Device Revolution for the Independence of Older Adults in Japan”
ILC-Japan published a report “Assistive Device Revolution for the Independence of Older Adults in Japan,” commissioned to Dr. Yoko Crume (social worker, aging life consultant, and former associate professor at North Carolina State University).
1st August 2018
Healthy Ageing Summit in Washington
According to ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache addressing inequalities is essential to reap benefits of longevity revolution
19th July 2018
Innovating for Ageing Competition Award-winning ideas sought
ILC-UK are delighted to announce that the Innovating for Ageing competition is now OPEN – providing an opportunity to enter your ideas for solving the vulnerability problems identified.
3rd July 2018
ILC Brazil’s Alexandre Kalache delivers a keynote presentation on keynote on “Active Ageing and the Longevity Revolution”
Over 700 people participated in the 1st Regional Forum on Active and Sustainable Ageing of the Médio Vale do Itajaí in the southern State of Santa Catarina. The keynote on “Active Ageing and the Longevity Revolution” was delivered by Alexandre Kalache.
21st June 2018
Co-founder of ILC, Mr. Shigeo Morioka has passed away
Mr. Shigeo Morioka, co-founder of ILC, passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 96.
21st June 2018
Brazilian Congress for Geriatrics and Gerontology
In the beginning of June, ILC-BR’s Alexandre Kalache and Ina Voelcker participated in the national conference of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG).
6th June 2018
Online platform to disseminate knowledge on longevity – Viva a Longevidade
ILC-BR continued to contribute content and technical orientation to an online portal called “Live Longevity” which was launched in October 2017 with the support of Bradesco Seguros.
1st June 2018
Participation in ILC-GA Singapore retreat and institutional visits in London
During the month of May, ILC-BR’s technical director Ina Voelcker participated in a 4-day workshop of the ILC-GA, organised and sponsored by ILC-Singapore.
16th May 2018
Launch of new online platform on longevity
Alexandre Kalache had a central role in the launch of a new platform called Plenae, which integrates information about health and wellbeing in later life.
15th May 2018
Longevity is on the agenda of several prestigious institutions
ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache delivered several master classes during the month of May.
1st May 2018
One day workshop on the “Role of Senior Citizens in Water Conservation and Environment Protection”
Sensitising of senior citizens to train schools on undertaking environment protection issues.
25th April 2018
What comes to your mind when you think of “ageing”?
ILC-BR Technical Director Ina Voelcker spoke about longevity and population ageing in an event aimed at inspiring 700 employees of the Brazilian Federal savings bank Caixa Econômica.
21st April 2018
Global Incontinence Forum takes place in Rome
Incontinence – a public health issue to be dealt with using a life-course approach
18th April 2018
Transnational Law Summit at King’s College London discusses ageing and inequalities
ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache bringing ageing to the Transnational Law Summit
13th April 2018
ILC-BR contributes to position paper on SDG11 of the Stakeholder Group on Ageing to United Nations
A position paper on the implementation of Goal 11 of the Sustainable Development Goals and the relation to ageing was produced and submitted to the High-Level Political Forum of the United Nations.
10th April 2018
Technical visit of ILC-BR technical director to Mexico
Ina Voelcker participated in the IFA Diabetic Retinopathy Barometer Workshop for Latin America ILC-BR and gave a presentation at the National Institute for Geriatrics.
9th April 2018
Press release: Just and ILC-UK ‘Innovating for Ageing’ project calls for submissions on problems relating to consumer vulnerability
Just and ILC-UK ‘Innovating for Ageing’ project calls for submissions on problems relating to consumer vulnerability.
6th April 2018
ILC-I’s celebration of the World Water Day
Sensitising school children on the occasion by creating awareness on the conservation of water.
21st March 2018
Rosy Pereyra, President ILC-Dominican Republic awarded with Medal of Merit
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.
12th March 2018
Big achievement on ageing at international level
In the beginning of March, the UN Statistical Commission met in New York. It established the Titchfield City Group on Ageing and Age-disaggregated Data lead by the UK Office for National Statistics.
9th March 2018
Call for Applicants 2018 Age Boom Academy: Hosted Jointly by The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia School of Journalism (deadline March 2, 2018)
Journalists from around the US are invited to apply for this year’s Age Boom Academy, The Future of Work: New Technology and an Aging Workforce to be held May 31 – June 2 at Columbia Journalism School in NYC.
21st February 2018
13 Employers Win Age Smart Employer Awards from Columbia Aging Center
Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public Health has honored 13 NYC employers for having policies and practices that help them to hire, engage and retain workers over age 50.
17th January 2018
Age-friendly cities in Brazilian TV talk show
The first edition of the TV programme “Sem Censura” in 2018, a traditional talk show of TV Brasil, counted on the participation of our technical director Ina Voelcker.
2nd January 2018