International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities PDF ePub eBook

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International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities free pdf This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older people. The collection includes chapters that examine the circumstances in which communities currently undertake significant age-friendly initiatives, public-private collaboration in age-friendly initiatives, collaboration across institutional sectors in age-friendly initiatives, policies that facilitate age-friendly developments, and the bases upon which age-friendly initiatives should be evaluated. It will be of interest to scholars in various fields including urban planning, gerontology, transportation planning, environmental design, and adult education.

About Kelly G. Fitzgerald

Kelly G. Fitzgerald is a senior scientist and adjunct graduate faculty member at Western Kentucky University's Center for Gerontology. Francis G. Caro is a professor emeritus of Gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and the editor of the Journal of Aging

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Author : Kelly G. Fitzgerald
Publisher : Taylor
Data Published : 04 September 2015
ISBN : 0415720710
EAN : 9780415720717
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 306 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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