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5/6/2015 Building an 8-80 City
Gil (Guillermo) Penalosa describes the 8-80 Cities - based on the premise that if you build a city that is great for an 8-year-old and an 80-year-old, then you will build a successful city for everyone, from 0 to over 100.
Gil (Guillermo) Penalosa Article
3/21/2013 German Researchers Develop Lisa the Wonderwall for Independent Living
An innovative team of researchers at Germany’s Technische Universität München (TUM), along with partners from the business world, have designed an easy to install wall panel equipped with many special features to help make living at home a little easier for aging adults.
Caroline Mullin Global Innovations
3/11/2013 New Zealand Offers Clinic in the Clouds
In use in New Zealand since November 2012, the Virtual Clinic promises to be one of the most efficient and secure collaboration schemes for patients and doctors.
Yasemin Yilmaz Global Innovations
10/5/2012 Nodding Kabochan: Cognitive Skill Aid Robot
According to the research of Osaka City University, Kabochan can improve the cognitive skills and promote positive mental and physical health of the older population.
Youjin Kang Global Innovations
8/21/2012 Statement by the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People at the Opening Session of 3rd Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
Opening Statement by the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People at the Opening Session of 3rd Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, August 21, 2012
7/10/2012 The Power of Localized Solutions in Response to the Challenge of Aging Societies
In this Global Perspectives column, Alex Smith, founder and chief executive of North London Cares, discusses the power of localized solutions in response to the challenge of population aging.
Alex Smith Perspectives
10/18/2011 Living Longer in Mexico
AARP, Centro Fox, and RAND Corporation, collaboratively sponsored 'Living Longer In Mexico: Income Security and Health.' The research focuses on the current financial support systems, health status, and needs of Mexico's growing 50+ population. The report is offered to contribute to the policy debate as well as to encourage a deeper commitment of the public and private sectors for solutions to improve the well-being of older persons in Mexico and Mexican-Americans in the U.S.
Emma Aguila • Claudia Díaz • Mary Manqing Fu • Arie Kapteyn • Ashley Pierson Research Report
9/1/2010 Interview with Dr. Mohini Giri
In this AARP News Maker interview, Dr. Giri, a pioneer and champion in the cause of human rights and gender justice in India and South Asia, discusses her organization's efforts to safeguard and improve the well-being of older people in India and her recent appointment as chairperson of the Review Committee on India's National Policy of Older Persons.
Dr. Mohini Giri News Makers
6/28/2010 Global Lessons on Building Livable Communities for the Future
Executive Summary: On June 28 representatives from the United Nations, New York City and State governments, service organizations, and Permanent Missions to the United Nations gathered for an AARP evening reception to launch the summer 2010 edition of The Journal, AARP's biannual international policy publication.
Executive Summary
6/1/2010 Interview with Eric Woerth
In this AARP News Maker interview, Eric Woerth, French Minister for Labor, Solidarity and Civil Service shares his perspective on the proposed reform of France's pension system, the political dynamics surrounding it, and the obstacles it may face.
Eric Woerth News Makers
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