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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.

My First Walker: The Need for Walker Training in Germany and Abroad

Due to the huge success of walker trainings in Duesseldorf and the obvious need of walker trainings in all of Germany an alliance of experts including the German Seniors League and the Norwegian manufacture TOPRO rolled out a nationwide tour of walker trainings.

Hitachi Designs Self-Driving Car

Named, ROPITS (Robot for Personal Intelligent Transportation System), this self-driving car has been deemed a “mobility support robot” by Hitachi and is designed for a single passenger.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2013

Elder abuse is not just an American problem. It is a global problem, and AARP is committed to working with the international community to address it. Remarks by Debra Whitman, Executive Vice President for Policy, Strategy and International Affairs, AARP on June 14, 2013 for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Giraffplus: Telepresence robot designed for in-home elder care

The GiraffPlus robot, funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework, continuously monitors a patient’s health via a network of sensors placed in the home.

AARP Presentations at the 2nd International Conference on Age-Friendly Cities

AARP Presentations at the 2nd International Conference on Age-Friendly Cities help on Sep. 9-11, 2013 in Quebec City, Canada.

Dangerous By Design: Road Safety in the United States and the EU

Pedestrian fatalities in the United States have decreased by only 7% over the past decade, as opposed to an average 45% reduction within the EU. As Americans continue to lead increasingly healthier and more active lifestyles, the danger to pedestrians, cyclists, etc. is growing in tandem, especially for the most vulnerable road users: children, ethnic minorities, and the elderly.

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.

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2013 Seoul International Senior ExpoOctober 10,2013 - October 12,2013

COEX, Seoul, Korea

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