15 May 2019
Her Royal Highness has a long held interest in dementia and she established a foundation to train health and social workers on dementia care many years ago.
Queen Sofia of Spain too, who was also a participant at the event, also has a foundation that gives considerable focus to dementia. Others at the event with an interest in the issue were Princess Takamoda of Japan and the First Lady of Chile, Cecilia Morel. Queen Silvia spent her formative years in Brazil and retains a close association with the country. She is fluent in Portuguese.
Photo: Queen Silvia and Alex Kalache
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Authored by PF
Professor Julie Byles, Head of ILC-Australia presents on ‘Healthy Ageing at very old ages – perspectives of women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, at the 53rd Annual Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Conference in 2020.
29th January 2021
After a successful first edition in 2019, almost one hundred participants (ranging from 50 to 74 years) started on 14 January 2021 with the free learning program Silver Starters, which was developed by Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and Aegon. In 12 weeks, the participants will lay the foundation for converting their idea into their own company through online learning and coaching.
15th January 2021
On the last day of 2020, the 300th story milestone was accomplished and published on Wij & corona (translated into Us & corona). On this Dutch story platform experiences of older people during these trying corona times are shared. With this we give the voice of seniors a stage and support and inspire each other! For example, Willem (71) tells how he tries to stay fit at home and Maarten (77), who is a heart patient and must be extra careful.
1st January 2021