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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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Philadelphia, United States

This chapter provides a demographic and economic overview of Philadelphia, followed by an analysis of the current ageing challenges. It discusses Philadelphia 2035 (a longterm vision), new buildings that integrate concerns for “older people” and programmes with the American Association of Retired Persons to improve walkability.

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