چالش‌های سالمندی شهری: ایجاد شهرهای دوستدار سالمند در اروپا

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 دانشگاه تبریز

2 دانشگاه شیراز، ایران

3 دانشگاه لرستان، خرم‌آباد، ایران

10.22034/gahr.2022.330238.1663

چکیده

سالمندی شهری بخش در حال رشد است که به جمعیت سالمند ساکن در شهرها ارتباط دارد. بالا رفتن سن جامعه مثبت ولی پدیده چالش برانگیزی می‌باشد، زیرا بالا رفتن سن افراد و شهری شدن اوج پیشرفت موفقیت‌آمیز انسان است. می‌توان استدلال نمود که چگونه محیط شهری مکان ایده‌‌آلی برای بالا رفتن سن انسان و زندگی در سالمندی در مقایسه با نواحی روستایی می‌باشد. این مقاله به بررسی چالش‌هایی می‌پردازد که هنگام ایجاد شهر دوستدار سالمند در اروپا مطرح شده است. چنین چالش‌هایی شامل ایجاد محلات جامع و اجرای تکنولوژی برای گذران دوران سالمندی در شهرها می‌باشد. مثال‌هایی از پروژه‌های اجرایی در دو شهر دوستدار سالمند در شهر لاهه در هلند و کراکوف در لهستان برای بیان پتانسیل آمادگی شهرها برای هماهنگی با نیازهای افراد سالمند و شناسایی چالش‌های مهم برای سال‌های بعد ارائه شده است. در کل بالا رفتن جهانی سن ساکنین شهری اجرای رویکردهای دوستدار سالمند را در شهرها می‌طلبد. چالش‌ها برای آمادگی برای پیشرفت به روشی که نسل‌های کنونی و آتی سالمند بتوانند از استراتژی‌های دوستدار سالمند بهره ببرند ادامه دارد.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

The Challenges of Urban Ageing: Making Cities Age-Friendly in Europe

نویسندگان [English]

  • davod hatami 1
  • Hamideh hatami 2
  • Reza Hatami 3
1 Tabriz University
2 Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
3 Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran.
چکیده [English]

Urban ageing is an emerging domain that deals with the population of older people living
in cities. The ageing of society is a positive yet challenging phenomenon, as population ageing and
urbanisation are the culmination of successful human development. One could argue whether the city
environment is an ideal place for people to grow old and live at an old age compared to rural areas.
This viewpoint article explores and describes the challenges that are encountered when making cities
age-friendly in Europe. Such challenges include the creation of inclusive neighbourhoods and the
implementation of technology for ageing-in-place. Examples from projects in two age-friendly cities
in The Netherlands (The Hague) and Poland (Cracow) are shown to illustrate the potential of making
cities more tuned to the needs of older people and identify important challenges for the next couple
of years. Overall, the global ageing of urban populations calls for more age-friendly approaches to be
implemented in our cities. It is a challenge to prepare for these developments in such a way that both
current and future generations of older people can benefit from age-friendly strategies.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • older adults
  • older people
  • cities
  • Poland
  • The Netherlands
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