Client / Funding programme:
Adviescommissie Ouderenbeleid Utrecht (ACO) (Older people’s council of the city of Utrecht)
Start and end dates:
15/10/2018 – 15/12/2018
Willeke van Staalduinen
AFEdemy role in the project:
Researcher and presenter
☐ Curriculum development
☐ e-Learning Platform
☐ Policy recommendation
ACO Utrecht prepares an action plan with topics of age-friendly Utrecht for the following years. They want to involve the WHO concept on age-friendly cities as guideline for their plans and focus.
AFEdemy visited two different neighbourhoods in Utrecht (Utrecht-Oost and Utrecht-Overvecht) to investigate and make pictures of issues/challenges older people are facing in these neighbourhoods. The main focus is on the social and physical outdoor environments and the provisions of the municipality. The WHO-concept and the results of these visits are being presented by AFEdemy during a meeting with members of the City Council, older people organisations and other interest group organisations.
Preparation action plan age-friendly Utrecht by ACO Utrecht
☒ Outdoor spaces and buildings
☒ Social participation
☒ Transport and mobility
☒ Social inclusion and non-discrimination
☒ Civic engagement and employment
☒ Communication and information
☒ Community and health services
Older people, members of city council, other interest groups
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