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  1. Early Adulthood Study

    CBS 8 talks about key findings from Merrill Lynch's new Early Adulthood Study, including that nearly 3/4 of millennials are receiving financial help from their parents and an increasing number are making early withdrawals from their retirement accounts to pay the bills. These trends have important financial implications for adult children and parents alike, today and in the future. 
  2. Global Coalition on Aging Calls on Governments, Health Systems, Employers, and Other Stakeholders to Prioritize Action on Eye Health

    (New York –May 2, 2019) – Today, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) released a new white paper, titled A Life Course of Healthy Vision: A Critical Priority for the 21st Century, which upends the prevailing view of deteriorating vision as an inevitable consequence of aging and examines the health and economic impacts of visual impairment and vision loss.
  3. WHA Side Event: Vaccination in an Ageing World: Listening to Older People

    May 21, 2019 / Geneva, Switzerland

    Alongside the World Health Assembly, the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) will host a lunchtime event to launch new research on gaps to achieving better protection of older adults against influenza through vaccination. The research is based on interviews with older people in Australia, Japan, the UK and Canada, with a particular focus on influenza immunization. The aim…

  4. WHA Side Event: Prevention in an Ageing World Launch Reception

    May 21, 2019 / Geneva, Switzerland

    The International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) is launching an international program of work exploring the importance of prevention in our aging world. Focusing on high and upper middle socio-demographic index countries, ILC-UK will examine the scale of and trends in disease burden. Taking place alongside the World Health Assembly, the launch reception, kindly hosted by cross-bench…

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