How age-friendly cities are paving the way for the future: the case of Akita City
The convergence of population ageing with urbanisation is one of the major global mega-trends that will shape societies and communities in the 21st century.
Climate change and environmental crisis: twin challenges in an ageing world
The convergence of the climate crisis with human impacts on the environment is serving to exacerbate the global challenges.
Ageing and place: exploring how cities shape older people’s lives
As we grow older our lives are increasingly shaped by where we live, and for growing numbers of older people in both high- and low-income countries, home is in the city.
The Journey to Age Equality
On the 1st October the UN once again celebrated the annual International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) its 2019 theme aligning with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 10 focussing on pathways of coping with existing and preventing future old age inequality.
Why all the fuss about declining fertility?
Should we be encouraging young women to have more children?