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According to ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache addressing inequalities is essential to reap benefits of longevity revolution

On July 19th, Alexandre Kalache participated in a session on technologies and international examples of ageing in place during the Healthy Aging Summit in Washington. The Summit was organised by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and the American College of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Kalache emphasized the importance of reducing inequalities to take real advantage of the longevity revolution, referring to the huge and growing inequalities in Brazil and the USA.  

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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.

The specific cultural background of older migrants does not appear to determine their care wishes and needs. The mutual diversity is great, which means that wishes and needs are very personal and partially depend on where and how someone has lived.

The Hunter Ageing Alliance and the City of Newcastle came together in August 2021 to facilitate a community engagement workshop on the topic of developing an Age Friendly City.

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