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INFOGRAPHIC: Are you living in an age-friendly city?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Catherine Winter-Hebert last modified Mar 26, 2015


By 2020, the number of people worldwide who are aged 65 or older will outnumber children under the age of 5. Citizens of advanced age have a very different set of needs than younger generations, and city planners are realizing that actions will




 

 

Age-Friendly City

By 2020, the number of people worldwide who are aged 65 or older will outnumber children under the age of 5. Elderly citizens have a very different set of needs than younger generations, and city planners are realizing that actions will need to be taken to meet those needs. Senior-friendly architecture, access to specialized health care, volunteer opportunities, safe transportation, and supportive communities will be huge priorities for an aged-majority population, and many cities around the world are taking note and putting plans into action. Check out the full infographic after the jump to learn more about age-friendly cities. How would your own city measure up?

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