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Towards an ‘active caring community’ in Brussels

An-Sofie Smetcoren, Liesbeth De Donder, Daan Duppen, Nico De Witte, Olivia Vanmechelen, and Dominique Verté

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 6 addresses the question of how an age-friendly urban environment can support frail older people to ‘age in place’. To address this issue, the chapter presents findings from a study which ... More


Combating social exclusion through community arts

Michael Murray and Amanda Crummett

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter considers the role of participation in community arts as a means of promoting greater social engagement by older people. It considers the contribution of community-based activities in ... More


Age and gentrification in Berlin: urban ageing policy and the experiences of disadvantaged older people

Meredith Dale, Josefine Heusinger, and Birgit Wolter

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 5 examines the impact of gentrification processes in Berlin, Germany, on the distribution of older people across the city as well as the everyday experiences of ageing in socially ... More


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