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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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Cologne, Germany

This chapter gives a demographic and economic overview of Cologne, followed by an analysis of the current ageing challenges. It discusses the Leitbild 2020 (a long-term vision), a housing programme for alternative modes of accommodation and the Senior Network programme.

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