NEWS:

ILC-Brazil President gives keynote presentation to the Federation of Industries of the State of Santa Catarina (FIESC)

On May 17th, Alexandre Kalache addressed a large audience of the Federation of Industries of Santa Catarina (FIESC) in the State Capital Florianopolis in May on the subject of “The Longevity Revolution in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution”. Founded in 1950, FIESC is a coalition of the State syndicates of industry: SESI, CIESC, SENAI & IEL. It works to promote the industry of the State and to assist the formulation of public policies and projects in Santa Catarina. SESI, the social services component, focuses on quality of life; the promotion of health and well-being; security/health in the workplace; education; and innovation in health technology.

Posted by: Ina Voelcker, Technical Director of ILC-Brazil, ina.voelcker@ilcbrazil.org

No image available.

TOP STORIES

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.

ARHIVE: