What makes a community age-friendly: A review of international literature Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • This paper undertakes a comprehensive review of the growing international literature on age-friendly communities. It examines a range of approaches and identifies the key attributes associated with creating a sustainable environment for seniors. The authors critically evaluate emerging policy trends and models and suggest directions for future research attention. The discussion provides important information and insights for the development of ageing policy and planning in Australia.

authors

  • Lui, Chi-Wai
  • Everingham, Jo-Anne
  • Warburton, Jeni
  • Cuthill, Michael
  • Bartlett, Helen

publication date

  • September 2009