The ILC Global Alliance and its members are coming together on Thursday 18 June 2020 to share their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on long-term care. More
“Age is just a number”
SAWA calls for gender and life-course approach to ageing
The Singapore Alliance for Women in Ageing (SAWA) has called on the government to take a gender and life-course approach to ageing and to adopt four policies that will ease the burden on caregivers, many of whom are women. More
In this issue, discover the wonders of travel. Be inspired by two active seniors who went on a less-travelled free and easy trip to Morocco and Spain, and learn some travel tips for older people. More
Older Persons and COVID-19 :- Key Messages from United Nations
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. While the pandemic affects all populations and all age groups, available evidence indicates that older persons are at particularly high risk. The threat to older persons in developing countries is enormous, as public services like health care and social protection will likely be overwhelmed by the virus.
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Healthier for Longer - Improving Adult Immunisation Uptake in Singapore
International Longevity Centre – Singapore, an initiative under Tsao Foundation, held a public seminar and a roundtable discussion with key stakeholders on 14 – 15 October 2019 on adult vaccination. The team further did some desk research and published a report on Healthier for Longer: Improving adult immunisation uptake in Singapore. Find out more on the relationship between Singapore’s ageing population and adult vaccination here.