Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International by Thibauld Moulaert,Suzanne Garon

By Thibauld Moulaert,Suzanne Garon

The supportive
role of city areas in lively getting older is explored on an international 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 varied social, political, and monetary realities
across cultures and continents, methods age-friendly courses advertise senior
empowerment, and the way their price might be successfully assessed. Age-friendly
criteria for groups are outlined and critiqued whereas vast empirical
data describe demanding situations as they have an effect on elders globally and the way environmental
support may help meet them. those chapters supply age-friendly towns as a
corrective to the overemphasis at the clinical points of elders’ lives, and should
inspire new study, perform, and public policy.

Included in the

  • A severe evaluation 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 long island urban: a case study.
  • Toward an age-friendly ecu Union.
  • Age-friendliness, adolescence, and dementia:
    towards generationally clever environments.

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


Given the quick adoption of
the age-friendly point of view, following its improvement by way of the realm Health
Organization, the serious review provided during this quantity is especially

Professor Chris
Phillipson, college of Manchester

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