What makes a community age-friendly: a review of international literature

Lui, Chi-Wai and Everingham, Jo-Anne and Warburton, Jeni and Cuthill, Michael and Bartlett, Helen (2009) What makes a community age-friendly: a review of international literature. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 28 (3). pp. 116-121. ISSN 1440-6381


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.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2009 The Authors. Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2013 22:58
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2014 05:01
Uncontrolled Keywords: age-friendly community; ageing policy; ageing well; planning and governance; social environment
Fields of Research (2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160512 Social Policy
16 Studies in Human Society > 1603 Demography > 160305 Population Trends and Policies
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111702 Aged Health Care
Fields of Research (2020): 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440712 Social policy
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4403 Demography > 440305 Population trends and policies
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4203 Health services and systems > 420301 Aged health care
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940103 Ageing and Older People
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6612.2009.00355.x
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22814

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