19th July 2018
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.
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.