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Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2020, 8(1): 5-9 Back to browse issues page
Elderly Friendly City Concepts and Indicators
Fatemeh Estebsari * , Zahra RahimiKhalifeh Kandi , Kimya Estebsari , Davoud Mostafaei
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Population aging and urbanization are two global trends that together form one of the challenges of the 21st century. The purpose of this study was to the concept of age friendly city and its indicators.
The findings of the study were classified into three areas of the history of the age friendly city, the definition of the age friendly city, the age friendly city indicators and Programs, and the content of each of the Indicators.
The findings of this study can be considered as the basis for designing elderly friendly cities in order to improve the quality of life of the elderly and promote active aging. In this regard, it is necessary to pay special attention to the appropriateness of the criteria with the cultural and social conditions in Iran
Type of Study: Editorial
 
Keywords: Elderly, Aging, Age Friendly City
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Type of Study: Letter to the Editor | Subject: Health Education & Health Promotion
Received: 2019/07/2 | Accepted: 2019/12/5
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Estebsari F, RahimiKhalifeh Kandi Z, Estebsari K, Mostafaei D. Elderly Friendly City Concepts and Indicators. Iran J Health Educ Health Promot. 2020; 8 (1) :5-9
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