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  • World Health Organization सितंबर 25, 2012
  • World Health Organization सितंबर 25, 2012
  • The vision of the WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities is to recognize and connect places that are actively working toward creating this future . World Health Organization सितंबर 25, 2012
  • World Health Organization सितंबर 25, 2012
  • Check lists for each of these areas that provide guidance for self-assessment
  • World Health Organization सितंबर 25, 2012
  • World Health Organization सितंबर 25, 2012
  • Lisa warth 18.09 afternoon

    1. 1. WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities1| Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    2. 2. Imagine a Community…
    3. 3. Where older people are valued as a resource and a source of wisdom. A place where allgenerations live better lives and with greater connectedness.
    4. 4. A place that is welcoming andthat recognizes the needs of all people.
    5. 5. Cities and communities around theworld are striving to make this worldtheir reality. Large and small, urbanand rural—communities of all culturesare finding creative ways to respondto the needs of their older residents.Each community is unique.
    6. 6. What does an age-friendly community look like?
    7. 7. PHYSICALLY ACCESSIBLE
    8. 8. Creating communities that have safeand welcoming outdoor areas, bright living spaces near accessible shops and restaurants, and that allow people of allabilities to fully engage is vital. Age-friendly places encourage healthy living and well- being in all dimensions of life.
    9. 9. Providing safe places for people to meet and mingle. Giving older people a voice in local affairs and government.Letting them know they are appreciated andloved. Acknowledging their contributions as valuable and necessary.
    10. 10. Membership13 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    11. 11. Affiliated ProgrammesCountry Programme NameCanada Pan Canadian AFC Recognition InitiativeCanada - Québec Muncipalité Amie des Aînés (MADA)France Bien vieillir – vivre ensembleIreland Ageing Well NetworkPortugal Portuguese PlatformRussian Federation BashkortostanSlovenia Slovene Network of Age-friendly CitiesSpain Spanish National AFC ProgrammeUnited States AARP Network of Age-friendly Communities14 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    12. 12. Role of Affiliated Programmes/Networks Promote age-friendly cities approach at the regional / national level and facilitate membership in the WHO Global Network Provide a national/local rather than global perspective for members (same policy / cultural context) Provide an accessible platform for exchange  same language / opportunities to meet in person15 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    13. 13. WHO Network Cycle External Review External Review Years 1- 2 Years 3- 5Joining the network. 1 Evaluate progress &. 3 Implementation. 2 continual improvementDevelop a mechanism to-involve older people Implement action plan- Measure progress-Conduct baseline assessment- Monitor indicators- Identify successes and-of age-friendliness remaining gaps Report on progress-Develop action plan- Develop new action plan-Identify indicators to monitor- progress over time16 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    14. 14. Different domains of city life17 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    15. 15. Advantages of Membership Access to a wide network of cities and communities sharing the commitment to improve the quality of life of their older populations Exchange of information and good practice –find inspiration, learn about innovative solutions from others Sharing of assessment methodologies and action plan development18 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    16. 16. www.agefriendlyworld.org www.who.int/ageing21 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    17. 17. Global Age-friendly Cities: A Guide WHO Guide outlines a framework for assessing the age- friendliness of a city WHO Checklist of Essential Features of Age-friendly Cities22 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    18. 18. For more information  WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities http://www.who.int/ageing/age_friendly_cities_network/en/index.html  Global Age-friendly Cities: A guide http://www.who.int/ageing/age_friendly_cities_guide/en/  WHO Checklist of Essential Features of Age-friendly Cities http://www.who.int/ageing/publications/Age_friendly_cities_checklist.pdf23 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    19. 19. Contact us Contact: Lisa Warth Project Manager, Age-friendly Cities and Communities Department of Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organization New email address for the Network: gnafcc@who.in24 | Lisa WARTH | Department of Ageing and Life Course
    20. 20. Thank you for your attention

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