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The ILC Global Alliance members are pleased to announce the creation of two more ILC centres which add to the existing 12: ILC Brazil and ILC China.

ILC Brazil will be guided by Dr. Alexandre Kalache, Chief of the Ageing and Life Course Programme (ALC) at the World Health Organization in Geneva, and ILC China by Professor Du Peng, Director and Professor of the Gerontology Institute at Renmin University. Both centres are committed to addressing longevity and population change and to promoting healthy ageing and intergenerational solidarity.

 

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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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