By Thibauld Moulaert,Suzanne Garon
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 different places demonstrate
how the version interprets to slot varied social, political, and fiscal realities
across cultures and continents, methods age-friendly courses advertise senior
empowerment, and the way their worth could be successfully assessed. Age-friendly
criteria for groups are outlined and critiqued whereas large empirical
data describe demanding situations as they have an effect on elders globally and the way environmental
support might help meet them. those chapters provide age-friendly towns as a
corrective to the overemphasis at the clinical facets of elders’ lives, and should
inspire new study, perform, and public policy.
Included in the
- A serious 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 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 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 fast adoption of
the age-friendly standpoint, following its improvement via the realm Health
Organization, the severe overview provided during this quantity is especially
Phillipson, college of Manchester
Read or Download Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues (International Perspectives on Aging) PDF
Similar aging parents books
It is a paintings e-book that are supposed to be used and taught to each individual within the care giving box if it is an in domestic or in a faculity well-being care employee. additionally for the person that is a care giver for a relative. there is not any room for mistakes the following and it's very important from the adventure that i've got realized in addition to from the information i've got skilled.
Die Autorin Eva Mayer vermittelt Hintergundinformationen zu den Wechseljahren in humorvoller und spielerischer shape. Ihre Texte machen Mut, auf die eigene Kraft, Kreativität und Lebenslust zu vertrauen. Einen ganzen Fundus an Ideen zum Umgang mit einer turbulenten Lebensphase bieten auch die Interviews zahlreicher realer Frauen aus der Babyboomergeneration.
The Silver Tsunami is upon us as elder care and challenge administration reaches a tipping element with the graying of the USA. via 2020, fifty four million humans within the U. S. may be over the age of sixty five; via 2030, that quantity will best eighty million. Feeling the squeeze of multi-generational domestic calls for, kids of getting older mom and dad are suffering to profit cutting edge eldercare administration innovations and sometimes locate themselves beaten via the various aspects of caregiving.
This publication bargains centred and concise assurance of all matters on the subject of malnutrition within the box of neurology, and specifically addresses functional points of dietary help from a neurology viewpoint. as well as delivering easy wisdom on very important dietary strategies (body metabolism, evaluate and prognosis of malnutrition, epidemiology, enteral/parenteral nutrition), particular details is gifted on dietary help for varied neurologic problems dealt with in numerous settings, together with the neurointensive care unit.
Extra resources for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues (International Perspectives on Aging)
Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues (International Perspectives on Aging) by Thibauld Moulaert,Suzanne Garon