Creating age-friendly cities

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Creating age-friendly cities

Publication date: 2016
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This POSTnote from the  examines how housing, outdoor spaces and transport can be made more age-friendly.

As the number of older people living in cities increases, there is growing recognition that cities need to become ‘age-friendly’ to help people remain independent and active as they age, and improve the quality of life and health of older people. It highlights challenges for designing and delivering age-friendly cities.

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