Geographies of Transport and Ageing Ebook

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This book presents a unique geographical perspective on issues of transport and mobility for ageing populations Society is ageing across the globe As well as living longer older people are fitter healthier and more active than previous generations were There is both a desire and a need to be mobile in later life and mobility is clearly linked to older peoples health and wellbeing Yet mobility can be hard for older people and we dont always design our neighbourhoods towns cities and villages in an age friendly way With case studies from across the globe authors take a geographical lens to the important topic of transport and mobility in later life Chapters examine how the relationships between mobility modes of transport place and technologies affect an aging population This collection will be of interest to scholars and students in human geography in particular those with interests in transport geography mobilities geographies of health and wellbeing urban geographies and geographical gerontology It will also appeal to practitioners and policy makers in urban design and planning transport planning and engineering and public health who have interests in age-friendly cities and policyGeographies of Transport and Ageing EbookBy Angela Curl Publisher Palgrave Macmillan Print ISBN 9783319763590 3319763598 eText ISBN 9783319763606 3319763601 Copyright year 2018 Format EPUB Available from 9900 USD SKU 9783319763606

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This book presents a unique geographical perspective on issues of transport and mobility for ageing populations Society is ageing across the globe As well as living longer older people are fitter healthier and more active than previous generations were There is both a desire and a need to be mobile in later life and mobility is clearly linked to older peoples health and wellbeing Yet mobility can be hard for older people and we dont always design our neighbourhoods towns cities and villages in an age friendly way With case studies from across the globe authors take a geographical lens to the important topic of transport and mobility in later life Chapters examine how the relationships between mobility modes of transport place and technologies affect an aging population This collection will be of interest to scholars and students in human geography in particular those with interests in transport geography mobilities geographies of health and wellbeing urban geographies and geographical gerontology It will also appeal to practitioners and policy makers in urban design and planning transport planning and engineering and public health who have interests in age-friendly cities and policyGeographies of Transport and Ageing EbookBy Angela Curl Publisher Palgrave Macmillan Print ISBN 9783319763590 3319763598 eText ISBN 9783319763606 3319763601 Copyright year 2018 Format EPUB Available from 9900 USD SKU 9783319763606