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FlexDanmark Optimizes Scandinavian Software Solution to Deliver Efficient, High Quality Transportation to Its Citizens

In October 2018, AARP’s Office of Policy, Research and International Affairs staff Jana Lynott and Kim Sedmak traveled to Denmark for a study tour and video shoot of the successful FlexDanmark transportation system.more

Growing Older in Cities: Addressing the Twin Challenges of Ageing and Urbanization

For the first time in history, most people can expect to live to age 60 or beyond, although major inequalities in life expectancy persist both across and within countries.more

Guiding Massachusetts Toward an Age-Friendly Future

In April 2017, I established the first ever Governor’s Council on Aging in Massachusetts to provide advice on how we can promote healthy aging. Like most states, our population is getting older.more

Planning Age-Friendly Cities across the Globe

Urban planning as a field has failed to acknowledge our complicity in creating communities that are exclusionary; unless we acknowledge the problem, we will not be able to rectify it.more

Age-Friendly Akita City in Action

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