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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 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 financial realities
across cultures and continents, methods age-friendly courses advertise senior
empowerment, and the way their price may be successfully assessed. Age-friendly
criteria for groups are outlined and critiqued whereas broad 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 scientific elements of elders’ lives, and should
inspire new study, perform, and public policy.

Included in the

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

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


Given the fast adoption of
the age-friendly point of view, following its improvement through the area Health
Organization, the serious overview provided during this quantity is especially

Professor Chris
Phillipson, collage of Manchester

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