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Regional Development in an Ageing Society: Overview of Selected Foreign and Polish Recommendations and Practices

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Corporate Editor Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny w Krakowie
Abstract The complexity of population ageing effect is a significant challenge at a regional and local level. Adaptation activities require the cooperation of local governments, business entities and non-governmental organizations. The article describes the dimensions of interventions, typology of “shrinking regions” and two initiatives: Regions for All Ages and SEN@ER - Silver Economy Network of European Regions. In addition, essay discusses the dilemmas of creating special regional strategies with their implementation factors and barriers in the construction of silver economies. It is supplemented by some conclusions from the analysis of selected regional development strategies in Poland. Summary sets out possible directions for further research for national institutions.
Keywords demographic aging; social cohesion; regional development; Poland; EU; elderly; aging; regional policy; population policy
Classification Gerontology; Area Development Planning, Regional Research
Collection Title Aktywna starość w perspektywie społeczno-kulturowo-edukacyjnej / Společenské, kulturní a vzdělávací aspekty fenoménu aktivního stárnutí
Editor Chudý, Štefan; Tomczyk, Łukasz
Document language English
Publication Year 2015
City Olomouc; Kraków
Page/Pages p. 21-50
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Creative Commons - Attribution