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

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
coverage:

  • A serious assessment of
    the WHO Age-Friendly towns technique 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 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
welcome
”.

Professor Chris
Phillipson, collage of Manchester

Show description

Read Online 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

Endocrine Aspects of Successful Aging: Genes, Hormones and Lifestyles: Genes, Hormones, and Lifestyles (Research and Perspectives in Endocrine Interactions)

Firstly of the twentieth century, existence expectancy at beginning in North the United States and Western Europe was once round 50 years of age. these days, ladies have received greater than 30 years of age and males are trailing nearer. notwithstanding, in response to a number of sociologists comparable to Louis Chauvel, the inspiration of a "greying society" isn't totally sufficient for the reason that getting older everyone is bodily and socially more youthful and extra lively for an extended time.

Plus belle ma vie après cinquante ans (ESSAIS DOC.) (French Edition)

« Le temps qui nous reste à vivre est plus vital que toutes les années écoulées », a écrit Tolstoï. C'est pourquoi, à partir de cinquante ans, il est temps d être vraiment soi. Ce consultant pratique vous invite à vivre pleinement votre maturité en se posant les bonnes questions pour agir : Faites le element, puis élaborez des projets qui vous ressemblent Revisitez vos croyances sur l âge pour lutter contre le jeunisme ambiant Cultivez votre optimisme et renforcez votre estime de vous-même : ce sont des clés pour bien vivre son âge Diminuez votre pressure, guérissez les blessures du passé, il n'est jamais trop tard.

Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition

Workout for Frail Elders, moment variation, emphasizes stability and lines over one hundred fifty images illustrating the layout and implementation of a secure and powerful workout software to enhance variety of movement, power, and cardio patience for frail elders and older adults with distinctive needs.

Gerontology: Changes, Challenges, and Solutions [2 volumes]: Changes, Challenges, and Solutions

Written through confirmed and rising leaders in a vast array of disciplines, this two-volume set offers undergraduate and graduate scholars, students, execs, and policymakers with an outline of the sphere of getting older that examines the social panorama in addition to key alterations, demanding situations, and strategies.

Additional info for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues (International Perspectives on Aging)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 31 votes

Categories: Aging Parents