Building resilience throughout our increasingly longer lives

Building resilience throughout our increasingly longer lives

The outcome document of the 5th International Longevity Forum has now been published in English and Portuguese. The document is based on the discussions among national and international experts which came together in October 2017 in Rio de Janeiro.

Although resilience has become a ubiquitous subject in global social policy conversation, it has been less considered in the context of the Age of Ageing. However, resilience and capacity building across all age groups is particularly important in this “time of cholera” in which insecurity, divisiveness and limited opportunity are distressing countless lives and communities.

Download the full document here.