research product . Other ORP type . 2015

How Age-Friendly Are Kingston's Suburban Streets? A Comparative Case Study Analysis of Kingston, Ontario

Thibault, Jenna;
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  • Published: 16 May 2015
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
Overview: There is a growing need to develop age-friendly communities to meet the challenges seniors face as they age (Cerda and Bernier, 2013). By the year 2050, the population will be comprised of a greater proportion of older people (aged 60 and over) than children (aged 0 to 14) for the first time in human history (Plouffe and Kalache, 2010). The World Health Organization (WHO) is trying to encourage cities to become more age-friendly and has identified eight key themes, relating to a city’s structures, environment, services and policies, which are conducive to a community that promotes active aging (WHO, 2007a). Although active aging is a complex concept an...
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free text keywords: Age-Friendly Planning, Mobility, Built Form, Public Transportation, Active Aging, Seniors
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