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Monica Ferreira, ILC South Africa, is the recipient of INPEA's 2012 International Rosalie S. Wolf Memorial Award for Research, Practice and Prevention of Elder Abuse.

The award was presented to her by INPEA Secretary, Susan Somers, in the 1st IAGG Africa Region Conference on Gerontology and Geriatrics (AFRICA AGEING), held in Cape Town on October 17-20. The citation on the award reads: “For decades of devotion to the prevention and protection of older persons from abuse and neglect in the Africa Region and around the globe.”

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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.

ILC-Japan has been promoting public-industry collaboration to enhance support for older adults in daily living. After conducting studies with community support coordinators and creating a tool with tips to make improvements, we are now in the implementation stage to build actual collaboration between supermarkets and municipalities.

This Summer, ILC-UK's Founder and Executive President, and one of the founding members of the ILC Global Alliance, Baroness Sally Greengross OBE passed away. She was an inspiration to us all across the ILC family, both professionally and personally, and her legacy will continue to live on.

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