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Asian Journal of Scientific Research
  Year: 2019 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 91-96
DOI: 10.3923/ajsr.2019.91.96
 
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Readiness of Depok City to Become an Age Friendly City from Community Perspectives
Fatmah , Vita Priantina Dewi, Yudarini and Sri Lasmidjah

Abstract:
Background and Objective: The city of Depok has been under consideration to be named an Age-Friendly City (AFC) since 2013. The study aimed to evaluate the readiness of Depok city to become an AFC from community perspectives. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was designed covering demographic details, financial characteristics and opinions about three AFC indicators from the 104 pre-elderly and elderly. Results: Most respondents were females with low educational background who were independent workers and still active in their communities. The majority of the three indicators of AFC had not been fulfilled i.e., the building and green space, housing, and participation in civil society and work indicator. Conclusion: Depok city had not yet fully met the criteria for an AFC. It only met the criterion of having an official humanitarian policy.
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Fatmah , Vita Priantina Dewi, Yudarini and Sri Lasmidjah, 2019. Readiness of Depok City to Become an Age Friendly City from Community Perspectives. Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 12: 91-96.

DOI: 10.3923/ajsr.2019.91.96

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajsr.2019.91.96

 
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