Developing Age-Friendly Cities: Policy Challenges and Options

Posted in: News on November 12, 2012

Written for the Housing Learning and Improvement Network by Chris Phillipson, Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology in the School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester “This viewpoint provides a ‘tour de force’ on the development of age-friendly cities within a global urban context.....It suggests that the approaches adopted in the UK require better understanding and elaboration at both a conceptual and operational level to ensure that we provide meaningful improvements to the quality of life for older people living in our cities.”The PDF is available to download below.The paper also makes reference to the work of the UK Urban Ageing Consortium

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