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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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Helsinki, Finland

This chapter provides a demographic and economic overview of Helsinki, followed by an assessment of the current ageing challenges. It discusses the Vision 2050 (a long-term vision), a pilot project on home-based care services and use of technological innovation.

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