Growing Older in Cities: Addressing the Twin Challenges of Ageing and Urbanization
Two trends are certain: populations around the world are ageing rapidly and we are experiencing the largest wave of urban growth in history. Health is central to our experience of older age. The quest for best health will be won or lost in our cities. Cities and communities directly affect health, through barriers or incentives that affect opportunities, decisions and behaviour. age-friendly cities and communities foster healthy ageing.