Commentary on holistic approach towards new initiative: Age-friendly cities

Rakhi Mittal, Albert Lee
2016 Cogent Medicine  
World is ageing very rapidly. It is unbelievable that during the next 5 years, for the first time in history, people aged 65 years and older in the world will outnumber children aged younger than 5 years. This change is irreversible and hence healthcare sector is facing major challenges around the globe. Government policies to ensure "Ageing in Place" are evolving with time. Age-friendly cities is a very novel concept which may help elders to spend their later years of life gracefully. I
more » ... racefully. I believe that varied opinions/views of healthcare professionals may help policy makers to fabricate holistically the idea of "Age-Friendly Cities".
doi:10.1080/2331205x.2016.1222721 fatcat:ecco3krr5fbirplw4e7o7kvqqa