Brighton and Hove joins ‘Age-friendly City’ initiative

Graham Robson April 15, 2013

World Health OrganisationBrighton & Hove has been successfully entered into the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities.

The scheme was established to foster the exchange of experience and mutual learning between cities and communities worldwide. Any city or community that is committed to creating inclusive and accessible urban environments to benefit their ageing populations is welcome to join.

Cities and communities in the Network are of different sizes and are located in different parts of the world. Their efforts to become more age-friendly take place within very diverse cultural and socio-economic contexts. What all members of the Network do have in common is the desire and commitment to create physical and social urban environments that promote healthy and active ageing and a good quality of life for their older residents.

A new website will soon be launched giving Brighton & Hove the opportunity to exchange information and best practice with other cities and communities across the world.

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