A recent Public Policy & Aging Report (PP&AR, Volume 25 Issue 1 Winter 2015) explicitly addresses the issue of aging-friendly communities. The issue “Making a Home in the City: The Age-Friendly Community Movement” includes seven articles illustrating that developing cities meeting the interests of all generations should be an important goal for economic and social policy. At the above link you can find the articles in full text or choose to read an extract.
Introduction: Making a Home in the City: The Age-Friendly Community Movement by
Developing Age-Friendly Urban Communities: Critical Issues for Public Policy by Chris Phillipson
Emerging Models of Age-Friendly Communities: A Framework for Understanding Inclusion
by Judith G. Gonyea and Robert B. Hudson
(In this article the authors explore approaches being adopted by US communities to create a positive living environment for older residents.)
Sociopolitical and Cultural Contexts of Community-Based Models in Aging: The Village Initiative
authors: Joan K. Davitt, Amanda J. Lehning, Andrew Scharlach, and Emily A. Greenfield.
The Future of the NORC-Supportive Service Program Model by Fredda Vladeck and Anita Altman
From Planning to Implementation for an Age-Friendly Portland authors: Margaret B. Neal, Alan K. DeLaTorre, and Paula C. Carder
Increasing Community Livability for People of All Ages by and