How planning and design strategies can help create inclusive neighbourhoods to foster opportunities for active ageing?

Creating an age-friendly neighbourhood environment is a key strategy to facilitate the inclusion and active participation of older people in society. It is a strategy that requires action in many areas of society and by many actors including older people, governments, service providers, businesses, grassroots and community organisations. We highlight the various creative approaches and initiatives that are been being taken in Singapore and other cities and countries towards the creation of age-friendly neighbourhoods.

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