From Precarity to Independence: The Role of Age-Friendly Communities in Promoting Wellbeing in Excluded Communities

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The chapter explains the role of what has been termed 'age-friendly cities' in tackling issues faced by older people experiencing precarity in disadvantaged communities, drawing on examples from the Manchester 'Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods Project'. The chapter highlights the importance of engaging in issues relating to relating to precarity, spatial exclusion and social isolation within the age-friendly movement.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesigning Future Cities for Wellbeing
EditorsChristopher Boyko, Rachel Cooper, Nick Dunn
Place of PublicationOxford
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-429-47068-4
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-60077-5
Publication statusPublished - 2021