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Following on the success of the 2013 WDA Longevity Forum, ILC-Brazil and Bradesco Seguros in association with multiple international partners and stakeholders, is launching the International Longevity Forum as an annual event. The theme for the October 2014 forum will… Read more The post-graduate programme in gerontology contributed to fill the auditorium during the Opening Lecture of all post-graduate programmes of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of Campinas (Unicamp) on 13 August 2014. Around 200 people, both students and… Read more The Guide for Assessment and Formulation of Municipal Policy to Guarantee the Rights of the Older Person (Portuguese title: “Guia para Diagnóstico e Formulação da Política Municipal de Garantia dos Direitos da Pessoa Idosa”) is the result of a joint… Read more On June 5th, 2014 an important event entitled “Violence against older people: seeking solutions” was held at the Centre for Research and Study of Ageing (CEPE) in Rio de Janeiro. The event was well attended by a large number of… Read more Interview with Alexandre Kalache about training health professionals to attend older people by Cláudia Collucci. Hospital de São Paulo inaugura primeiro pronto socorro para a terceira idade Read more On May 16th, 2014, Yongjie Yon, a Canadian researcher and doctoral student from the Davis School of Gerontology in the University of Southern California, USA, gave a presentation entitled “Is Canada Ready for the Longevity Revolution?” as part of our… Read more The International Longevity Centre Brazil was represented among the 3,000 participants for the 19th Brazilian Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology organized by the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG) from April 29th to May 4th, in Belém, Pará. Part… Read more On April 17th, 2014 the International Longevity Centre Brazil (ILC-BR) and the Centre for Research and Study of Ageing (CEPE) welcomed Gustavo Sugahara, researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Studies (IESI) in Maputo, Mozambique, and the Center for… Read more On April 16th, 2014 Dr. Sergio Pascoal, geriatrician at the Hospital das Clínicas and coordinator for the Older Person’s Companion Programme (PAI) in the Municipal Health Secretariat of Sao Paulo, presented the programme as part of a seminar series on… Read more On April 2nd, 2014 the International Longevity Centre Brazil (ILC-BR) welcomed Dr. Michael Kidd, President of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and Director of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Australia, to present “Family… Read more