Our Vision...

The age-friendly model incorporates the eight domains of housing, transportation, social participation, outdoor spaces & buildings, respect & social inclusion, community support & health services, communication & information and civic participation & employment to meet the diverse needs of older people.

Transport

The issue, factors affecting it and key actions for the future

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Older people can access the work and volunteering opportunities that they want.

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Older people in Bristol can access outdoor spaces and buildings that meet their needs.

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Older people in Bristol feel heard and have a say in decision making on things that affect their lives.

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Older people in Bristol have accommodation that meets their needs

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Older people in Bristol can access available activities when and where they want them

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Older people in Bristol are able to stay connected and access relevant information that they require.

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Older people in Bristol have access to appropriate health, social care and wellbeing services.

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As city populations age, there's a need to consider the specific needs of older people in urban areas.

This is a great opportunity: creating age-friendly cities means not just adapting places to deal with problems, but encouraging all to take full advantage of city life and living. An age-friendly approach extends far beyond concerns about health and social care.

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Age-friendly Case Study: Saada
2 Dec 2019 Age-friendly Case Study: Saada

We decided to create an Age-friendly Neighbourhoods Toolkit after learning...

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Age-friendly Case Study: Catherine
1 Nov 2019 Age-friendly Case Study: Catherine

We decided to create an Age-friendly Neighbourhoods Toolkit after learning...

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Age-friendly Case Study: Spike Island
23 Sep 2019 Age-friendly Case Study: Spike Island

Part of our recent age-friendly work has included launching a toolkit...

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Age-friendly Case Study: Mezzaluna Cafe
30 Aug 2019 Age-friendly Case Study: Mezzaluna Cafe

Part of our recent age-friendly work has included launching a toolkit...

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Age-friendly Bristol

An age-friendly city is a city that encourages active ageing by optimising opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age - World Health Organisation

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The Partnership

Age-friendly Bristol is a partnership made up of Bristol Ageing Better, Age UK Bristol and Bristol City Council.

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History

The World Health Organisation have developed a framework for tackling such wide ranging issues in a way which is designed to improve the quality of life of older people – the Age-friendly City network.

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