TITLE

New global network to make cities friendlier for the elderly

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE581
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Global Network of Age-friendly Cities established by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help various cities enhance their physical and social environments to promote healthy and active older people. It says that the network will aid in information exchanges and will offer technical support and training for elderly citizens. Among the areas to be improved include outdoor spaces and buildings, transportation, and community support and health services.
ACCESSION #
54111082

 

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