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By Thibauld Moulaert, Suzanne Garon

The supportive function of city areas in energetic getting older is explored on an international scale during this targeted source, utilizing the WHO’s Age-Friendly towns and group version. Case reports from the united states, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and in other places exhibit how the version interprets to slot various social, political, and fiscal realities throughout cultures and continents, methods age-friendly courses advertise senior empowerment, and the way their worth might be successfully assessed. Age-friendly standards for groups are outlined and critiqued whereas broad empirical info describe demanding situations as they impact elders globally and the way environmental help might help meet them. those chapters provide age-friendly towns as a corrective to the overemphasis at the clinical points of elders’ lives, and will motivate new examine, perform, and public policy.

Included within the coverage:

  • A serious overview of the WHO Age-Friendly towns method and its implementation.
  • Seniors’ views on age-friendly communities.
  • The implementation of age-friendly towns in 3 districts of Argentina.
  • Age-friendly ny urban: a case study.
  • Toward an age-friendly ecu Union.
  • Age-friendliness, youth, and dementia: towards generationally clever environments.

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

Given the quick adoption of the age-friendly point of view, following its improvement by means of the area future health association, the serious evaluate provided during this quantity is mainly welcome”.

Professor Chris Phillipson, collage of Manchester

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Geneva: WHO. World Health Organization. (2007a). Global age-friendly cities: A guide. Geneva: WHO. World Health Organization. (2007b). WHO Age-friendly cities project methodology: Vancouver protocol. Geneva: WHO. 1 Introduction Thibauld Moulaert Lisa Warth, you have coordinated the WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities since 2012. While Louise Plouffe, Alexandre Kalache and Ina Voelcker present a critical perspective on the original methodology of the WHO Age-friendly Cities Project in their chapter, we would like you to give us a comprehensive perspective on the network.

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