Who guide to age-friendly communities?

Who guide to age-friendly communities?

The WHO Age-friendly Cities framework developed in the Global Age-friendly Cities Guide proposes eight interconnected domains that can help to identify and address barriers to the well-being and participation of older people. These domains overlap and interact with each other.

Who domains age-friendly?

There are eight domains of age-friendly communities:

  • Community support and health services;
  • Outdoor spaces and buildings;
  • Transportation;
  • Housing;
  • Social participation;
  • Respect and social inclusion;
  • Civic participation and employment; and.
  • Communication and information.

What makes a community age-friendly?

An age-friendly community supports people to make decisions about where they live, whether to stay in their existing homes, or find a new home suitable to their needs near to the people and places that are important to them.

How many age-friendly communities are there?

Membership is also a commitment to share experience, achievements and lessons learnt with other cities and communities. The WHO Global Network for Age-friendly Cities and Communities currently includes 1114 cities and communities in 44 countries, covering over 262 million people worldwide.

Who are AFC domains?

Participants identified the following eight domains as important: Social participation; communication and information; civic participation and employment; housing; transportation; community support and health services; outdoor spaces and buildings; and respect and social inclusion [5].

What is community friendly?

Community-friendly social policies are those that encourage or support social norms that make the community as a whole more livable, or that improve the lives of large numbers of individuals or groups without detracting from anyone else’s.

What is an age friendly environment?

Age-friendly environments foster health and well-being and the participation of people as they age. They are accessible, equitable, inclusive, safe and secure, and supportive and promote health and prevent or delay the onset of disease and functional decline.

Who is active age framework?

The Policy Framework is intended to inform discussion and the formation of action plans that promote healthy and active ageing. It was developed by WHO’s Ageing and Life Course Programme as a contribution to the Second United Nations World Assembly on Ageing held in April 2002.

Who is on ageing population?

The number and proportion of people aged 60 years and older in the population is increasing. In 2019, the number of people aged 60 years and older was 1 billion. This number will increase to 1.4 billion by 2030 and 2.1 billion by 2050.