By 2050, 70% of the population will live in cities. The majority of the persons living in cities will be 60 plus years old. Ageing cities demands for cities environments to adapt to an ageing population. Modern cities though, don’t anticipate fast enough and in an adequate manner to face the challenges due to population-related transitions. Modifying and adapting the built environment with a focus on the aged population could help to support older people facing functional and cognitive decline.
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|Published in||Estudos Interdisciplinares sobre o envelhecimento|
|Year and volume||25 suppl|
|Key words||ageing population, cities, environment, support|