18th October 2018
International symposium in São Paulo held by ILC-BR.
In October, ILC-BR organised an International Symposium to specifically discuss public policies and provide subsidies for the next government. The speakers provided a critical analysis of public policy of the last 10 years and provided recommendations for policymaking in the future. There was a strong recognition among the speakers that all stakeholders, including the private sector, play a pivotal role in advancing policies in ageing societies.
The event was livestreamed over Facebook and the full recording is available on ILC-BR’s Facebook profile. The Symposium was organised in partnership with the Open University for the Third Age of the University of São Paulo and co-sponsored by TENA Brazil and MSD Pharmaceuticals.
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.
29th January 2021
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.
15th January 2021
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.
1st January 2021