Developing Age-friendly Cities: Policy Opportunities and Challenges

Chris Phillipson, Tine Buffel
2020 Journal of Elder Policy  
iii Journal of Elder Policy Research Interests: home and community-based care services and models; interventions for older adults with cognitive vulnerability and their families; dementia care in health care systems; rehabilitation and functional recovery following hip fracture In a timely paper, expressions and consequences of ageism are addressed by Ayalon. Her essay focuses on ageism toward older adults at the macro-institutional level in policies or politics, at the meso level of
more » ... al relations, and at the micro, intrapersonal level. She skillfully uses several contexts to demonstrate how ageism is manifested within policies, healthcare systems, workforces, and our ageist attitudes toward ourselves. Ayalon's article concludes with creative ways to combat such ageism.
doi:10.18278/jep.1.1.7 fatcat:ksygpf7k7bajhb3kib5ybkewjq