From age-friendly research to age-friendly city and age-friendly regional network: case of tuymazy and republic of Bashkortostan, Russian Federation
AbstractThis paper discusses the strategy and success factors of development of age-friendly programs in the City of Tuymazy and Republic of Bashkortostan, Russian Federation, as a part of the Global Age-Friendly Project of World Health Organization. A research followed by a small grass root initiative led to development of a large regional program with 21 municipalities involved. The key success factors included: creating an agency to trigger, promote and implement age-friendly practices; establishing partnerships with government and other organizations in the area; building and maintaining media and public relations; building on culture; expanding and encouraging civic engagement; starting small; providing recognition and credit. Building awareness and partnerships is vital for advancing age-friendly programs. With multiple stakeholders involved it is important to maintain regular communications conduct information sessions and stick to the planning and reporting schedule. For continuity and sustainability of a large scale project it is essential to hire paid staff
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by National Research University Higher School of Economics in its series HSE Working papers with number WP BRP 12/PA/2014.
Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 2014
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Publication status: Published in WP BRP Series: Public Administration / PA, February 2014, pages 1-27
Age-friendly Cities; Ageing Policies; Nongovernmental Organizations; Community Development; Social Policies; Nonprofit-Government Partnerships; Municipalities; Quality of Life; Welfare; Russia;
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- H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
- I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGE-2014-02-08 (Economics of Ageing)
- NEP-ALL-2014-02-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2014-02-08 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-PPM-2014-02-08 (Project, Program & Portfolio Management)
- NEP-TRA-2014-02-08 (Transition Economics)
- NEP-URE-2014-02-08 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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