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 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
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 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
welcome
”.

Professor Chris
Phillipson, college of Manchester

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