Havana, Cuba

A group of 22 gerontologists, physicians, lawyers and care planners for the elderly from the United States gathered with 100 Cuban elders to raise their glass and toast:

Let us raise our voices to celebrate the progress that has been made in the last decades in raising the quality of life of older people throughout the world; Let us remind one another of the challenges that remain to ensure that all people have the love and support we need to achieve and live a good old age.

Photo by Susan Aziz taken during morning meditations at the Convento de Belen, a community center providing comprehensive services to older residents in old Havana.

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