12th May 2020
A video targeting a simple task which can enhance and hone fine motor skills among the senior citizens was uploaded by ILC-India for older people staying home during the lockdown. In general, such activities keep seniors active and mentally healthy.
This was the first of a planned series of videos aimed at encouraging older people to improve their physical, mental and psychological health during this critical period of Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr. Snigdha Gorana, a medical doctor has developed this video in collaboration with ILC-I. The video talks about fine motor skills, and a simple exercise which seniors should do on a daily basis so that they can keep their physical and mental health intact.
Many older people who stay at home are active, but fine motor skills also help in improving mental abilities, concentration, memory. Sitting at home, it is easy for older people to keep themselves occupied with such simple activities which include drawing, colouring or quilling.
View the video here.
Yaashodaa K. Padhye
Research Coordinator, ILC-I
ILC-Israel's members have been working on many research projects. This year we have already published a variety of research articles on gerontological subjects related to the Coronavirus, stress, cognitive performance, pulmonary disease, ageism, physical balance, and more.
28th May 2021
As part of their Delivering prevention in an ageing world programme, ILC-UK are asking for input on how we can deliver prevention in an ageing world.
16th April 2021
In the video below, Arun Himawan, Research Fellow at ILC-UK and Member of the ILC Global Alliance Committee on Gender and Ageing argues that if we want a society that works for all ages, it also needs to be a society that works for all genders, all ethnicities, all sexualities, all abilities.
16th April 2021