Aging

New research shows a correlation between increasing intensity of the urban ‘heat-island effect’ and suicides among seniors 65 and older, the Taipei Times reports.

August 25, 2016
Nearly 60 percent of the world’s older population lives in cities, and the new norm is ‘aging in place.
Gregory Scruggs July 1, 2016

The city-state’s long-term plans encourage residents to abandon private car ownership for public transit, cycling and driverless cars, GovInsider reports.

June 16, 2016
By focusing on issues of housing, transportation and social connectedness in ways that help older adults, the New Urban Agenda will result in better cities for everyone.
Lisa Marsh Ryerson May 9, 2016

By 2030, one in eight people worldwide will be 65 and older and many of them will live in cities, McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute says in a new report.

February 12, 2016
Satriano's warm welcome shows an inclusive approach to absorbing a flood of immigrants.
Simone d'Antonio November 5, 2015

An architectural firm hopes to nurture healthy living among Singapore’s seniors by encouraging them to grow produce in a vertical farm, according to Seedstock.

April 20, 2015

The city will use its prize money to create a digital community designed to serve as a support network for elderly citizens, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies. 

September 23, 2014

Dijon has responded to an aging population with amenities that encourage seniors to spend more time being active in the French city, the Guardian reports. 

August 4, 2014

Longer life spans combined with the global urbanization trend will create massive growth in the ranks of the urban elderly, a report from the University of Toronto and Philips says.

December 2, 2013
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