Global network for age-friendly cities and communities

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Global network for age-friendly cities and communities

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The World Health Organisation created the Global Network in 2010 to connect cities, communities and organisations worldwide with the common vision of making their community a great place to grow old. The network focusses on action at the local level that fosters the full participation of older people in community life and promotes healthy ageing.

Currently the global network includes 400 cities and communities in 37 countries, covering over 146 million people worldwide and 13 affiliated programs.

WA is the first Australian State or Territory to join this prestigious group and has a significant role in supporting age-friendly communities worldwide.

https://dlgc.communities.wa.gov.au/Comm ... ities.aspx
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The University of Queensland, which runs The Aging Mind Initiative, has officially become the first university in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere to join the global Age Friendly University Network. This is a huge milestone and certainly one worth celebrating.

https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/2526/ ... letter.pdf
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Good to hear.

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