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AARP Newsmaker Interview with Dr. Mary Ann Tsao

"Another issue is that older people in Singapore frequently do not seek care, and may not accept care even when offered. Being part of the community and having social capital in the neighborhood helps reluctant elders accept services more easily. "more

Age-Friendly Akita City in Action

Akita City’s Age-Friendly City Plan features action by both government and citizens themselves. more

Aging and the Sustainable Development Goals — SDG3 Universal Health Coverage and Human Resources for Health

The third SDG is to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for people of all ages. In the context of rapid population aging, the focus on all ages is significant, as it is a welcome lever with which to focus policy makers’ attention on the need to adapt health systems to meet the needs of older constituents now and in the future.more

An Interview with Sōichirō Takashima

"...we were the first city in Japan that started providing free Wi-Fi in the subway and at all of our tourist destinations in Fukuoka. We have also been able to launch various efforts based on numbers and data, including the application of big data. These are the technologies that will allow us to create a sustainable society that can handle the aging population efficiently. "more

Bridging the Gap — How the Global Council on Brain Health Delivers to the People of the World What Science Is Telling Us about Brain Aging 

In spite of the many thousands of research papers, publications, books, and media reports about dementia and cognitive decline, there is still wide misunderstanding among the general public about brain health and aging.more

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