22nd October 2014
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.
Living a Fulfilling Life at 90: Interview with Keiko Higuchi, Japan’s Leading Social Commentator
Ms. Masako Osako, Executive Director of ILC Global Alliance Secretariat, recently sat down with Ms. Keiko Higuchi, President (rijicho) of a Japan-based NPO, Women's Association for the Better Aging Society (WABAS) and a leading social commentator and popular author in Japan. At 90 years old, Higuchi has recently published a new book titled, “Hold on! I am still alive and thriving at age 90,” which is a sequel to her enormously popular book published in 2019, “Ready, set, go! You are now becoming an “old-old person.”
15 March 2023
ILC-India organises Online Essay Competition to celebrate World Women’s Day 2023
To celebrate World Women’s Day on 8th March, ILC-I organized an online Essay competition exclusively for older adults where they expressed their thoughts on the topic titled “An inspiring lady who has influenced my life!”
A real picture of a society where almost 30% of people are aged 65+: The current state of older adults in Japan
This report shows the real life of older adults in Japan. Their labour participation rate, financial assets, relationships with neighbours are described first, and then systems such as pension, medical and long-term care are being explained with numbers and figures.