The Age-Friendly New York City Project: An Environmental Intervention to Increase Aging Resilience

  • Julie Netherland
  • Ruth FinkelsteinEmail author
  • Paula Gardner


As the growing body of research affirms, resilience in aging is a multidimensional concept influenced by demographics, social support and connectedness, health status, psychological factors, and material resources. Most, if not all, of these factors are profoundly shaped by the social, cultural, and physical environments in which older adults live.


Urban Environment Focus Group Participant Social Connection Social Connectedness Civic Participation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julie Netherland
  • Ruth Finkelstein
    • 1
    Email author
  • Paula Gardner
  1. 1.The New York Academy of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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