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By Thibauld Moulaert,Suzanne Garon

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 group version. Case
studies from the united states, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and in other places demonstrate
how the version interprets to slot assorted social, political, and financial realities
across cultures and continents, methods age-friendly courses advertise senior
empowerment, and the way their worth should be successfully assessed. Age-friendly
criteria for groups are outlined and critiqued whereas wide empirical
data describe demanding situations as they have an effect on elders globally and the way environmental
support will help meet them. those chapters provide age-friendly towns as a
corrective to the overemphasis at the clinical elements of elders’ lives, and should
inspire new examine, perform, and public policy.

Included in the
coverage:

  • A serious evaluate 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 manhattan urban: a case study.
  • Toward an age-friendly eu Union.
  • Age-friendliness, youth, and dementia:
    towards generationally clever environments.

With its balance
of awareness to common and culture-specific matters, Age-Friendly towns and groups in foreign 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 severe overview provided during this quantity is especially
welcome
”.

Professor Chris
Phillipson, collage of Manchester

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