15th May 2018
Alexandre Kalache had a central role in the launch of a new platform called Plenae, which integrates information about health and wellbeing in later life.
The platform’s main investor is the business executive Abílio Diniz, one of the most influential Brazilians and member of the board of directors of both Carrefour Group and Carrefour Brasil. The platform was launched at an event in São Paulo, which counted on the participation of national and international experts, such as Ellen Langer, professor of psychology of the University of Harvard. In addition to the opening speech to set the scene, Alexandre Kalache interviewed over 20 experts throughout the day.
The interviews were recorded and are available onYouTube.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, ILC-I have been working online since April 2020. In order to stay connected with seniors as well as researchers, doctors and students working on ageing, ILC-I has conducted eighteen webinars, supported under CSR, as part of a national webinar series.
8th October 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, ILC-I has been working through online mode since April 2020. ILC-I’s “Happy Hours Café” includes creative learning which enhance memory, attention & concentration among senior participants.
1st October 2021
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.
3rd September 2021