Projects

Age-friendly Cities in Brazil

Age-friendly Cities in Brazil

About the Age-friendly Cities movement The Age-friendly Cities movement, initiated by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global programme on ageing, started in 2007 and now encompasses over 300 cities across 33 countries, with hundreds more informal initiatives. The movement was…
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Age-friendly Initiatives

Age-friendly Initiatives

With support of a research grant of FAPERJ, the State Research Funding Agency, we developed a new methodology protocol to guide the implementation of one of the first and most important steps to become an age-friendly city or community: a…
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Research on the concept of Active Ageing

Research on the concept of Active Ageing

With the support of the Research Support Foundation of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ), we revisited and updated a core reference on ageing policy, WHO’s “Active Ageing: A Policy Framework”, developed in 2002. The revised Active Ageing: Policy Framework in Response…
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