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Smart, age-friendly cities and communities: the emergence of socio-technological solutions in the Central and Eastern Europe

Smart, age-friendly cities and communities: the emergence of socio-technological solutions in the Central and Eastern Europe

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The examples presented in this chapter show the multidimensionality of the implementation of SAFCC. This concept is based on the synergy of the human factor of an ageing population (particularly various capitals of older citizens), technical solutions including AAL addressed to not only older adults, and the factors uniting technology and society such as local government and leaders, NGOs and commercial entities offering technological innovation.

Chapter Contents:

  • 17.1 Introduction
  • 17.2 The smart cities and communities in the context of the population ageing: An overview of the concept
  • 17.3 The smart and age-friendly cities and communities from the perspective of the oldest residents
  • 17.4 Shaping of smart and age-friendly cities and communities on the example of the CEE
  • 17.4.1 The smart and age-friendly cities and communities in connection with the active ageing index and European welfare systems
  • 17.4.2 Outdoor spaces, buildings and housing
  • 17.4.3 Social participation, civic participation and employment
  • 17.4.4 Transportation
  • 17.4.5 Communication and information
  • 17.4.6 Respect, social inclusion, community services, and health services
  • 17.5 Conclusion
  • References

Inspec keywords: handicapped aids; human factors

Other keywords: Eastern Europe; SAFCC; age-friendly cities; smart; communities; ageing population; technological innovation; socio-technological solutions; Central Europe

Subjects: Computer assistance for persons with handicaps; Ergonomic aspects of computing

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