New PDF release: Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International

By Thibauld Moulaert,Suzanne Garon

ISBN-10: 3319240293

ISBN-13: 9783319240299

ISBN-10: 3319795708

ISBN-13: 9783319795706

The supportive
role of city areas in energetic getting older is explored on a global scale in this
unique source, utilizing the WHO’s Age-Friendly towns and neighborhood version. Case
studies from the united states, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and somewhere else demonstrate
how the version interprets to slot assorted social, political, and fiscal realities
across cultures and continents, methods age-friendly courses advertise senior
empowerment, and the way their worth may be successfully assessed. Age-friendly
criteria for groups are outlined and critiqued whereas broad empirical
data describe demanding situations as they impact elders globally and the way environmental
support can assist meet them. those chapters supply age-friendly towns as a
corrective to the overemphasis at the scientific features of elders’ lives, and should
inspire new learn, perform, and public policy.

Included in the

  • A severe evaluate of
    the WHO Age-Friendly towns method and its implementation.
  • Seniors’ views on age-friendly
  • The implementation of
    age-friendly towns in 3 districts of Argentina.
  • Age-friendly big apple urban: a case study.
  • Toward an age-friendly eu Union.
  • Age-friendliness, adolescence, and dementia:
    towards generationally clever environments.

With its balance
of consciousness to common and culture-specific issues, Age-Friendly towns and groups in overseas Comparison
will be of specific curiosity to sociologists, gerontologists, and policymakers.


Given the swift adoption of
the age-friendly standpoint, following its improvement through the realm Health
Organization, the serious evaluate provided during this quantity is especially

Professor Chris
Phillipson, collage of Manchester

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