Ageing and life-course

Global age-friendly cities: a guide

Publications details

Author: WHO
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 82
ISBN: 9789241547307



The purpose of this guide is to engage cities to become more age-friendly so as to tap the potential that older people represent for humanity. It describes the converging trends of rapid growth of the population over 60 years of age and of urbanization, outlines the challenge facing cities, and summarizes the research process that led to identifying the core features of an age-friendly city.

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