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City is implementing the action plan, closely aligned with the SDGs

In the beginning of March, the city of Jaguariúna became member of the Global Network of the World Health Organization. The city had presented its action plan, containing actions by all municipal secretaries, in October 2018, occasion at which the major signed a letter of commitment. The city is now implementing the plan, seen as an important contribution to achieve the local SDGs.
More details: https://extranet.who.int/agefriendlyworld/network/jaguariuna/

 

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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.

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.

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.

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