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Ageing in Cities

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This book examines trends in ageing societies and urban development before assessing the impact of ageing populations on urban areas and strategies for policy and governance. It includes nine case studies covering  Toyama, Japan; Yokohama, Japan; Lisbon, Portugal; Calgary, Canada; Cologne, Germany; Brno, Czech Republic; Manchester, United Kingdom; Philadelphia, United States and Helsinki, Finland.

 

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Calgary, Canada

This chapter provides a demographic and economic overview of Calgary, followed by an assessment of the current ageing challenges. It explores current policy actions, in particular, imagineCALGARY (a long-term vision), complete communities by mixed land use and the Seniors Age-Friendly Strategy.

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