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Columbia Aging Center Director and President of ILC-USA, Ursula Staudinger, will deliver a plenary speech “Change and Growth – a Paradox?” at the Nobel Week Dialogue in Stockholm.

Columbia Aging Center Director and President of ILC-USA, Ursula Staudinger, will deliver a plenary speech “Change and Growth – a Paradox?” at the Nobel Week Dialogue in Stockholm on 9th December 2014, the eve of the presentation of the 2014 Nobel Prizes.

A day-long series of panels devoted to the topic of aging will provide new scientific and cultural perspectives on societies of longer lives. This Nobel Week Dialogue convenes distinguished participants from a range of disciplines including past Nobelists Elizabeth Blackburn, Aaron Ciechanover, Eric Kandel, Eric Maskin, Daniel McFadden, and Craig Mello.

For information about the December 9th event, please click here.

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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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