Online Learning » healthy urbanization http://onlinelearning.unu.edu Just another WordPress weblog Tue, 03 Mar 2009 20:42:51 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.8.4 EN hourly 1 The Wisdom Years http://onlinelearning.unu.edu/en/wisdom/ http://onlinelearning.unu.edu/en/wisdom/#comments Mon, 21 May 2007 10:44:18 +0000 butuzov http://onlinelearning.unu.edu/en/banglore/ Ageing and our need for care begins from the moment we are born.

In Japan, one of the richest, technological and urbanized societies of the world, 20% of the population is now over 65 and living in cities.

The Wisdom Years documentary offers glimpses into the urban lives of 70, 80 and 90 year olds of different socio-economic backgrounds. Through science and everyday case studies, we discover why ageing is relative to a person’s physical, mental and social capacities and how by harnessing these secrets all of us can achieve a long and healthy life into the 21st Century.

Level
This advocacy documentary/e-case study is aimed at policymakers, health sector workers and public in general.

Design and Technology
Filmed in high definition

Format
1 X 26 minute documentary
6 short interstitial series
Website – www.wisdom.unu.edu

Copyright License
Copyright United Nations University and the World Health Organization. Some Rights Reserved.

Project Title
A series of documentaries under the UNU Project on Library of e-Case Studies and Documentaries and the WHO Kobe Centre Health Urbanization Project.

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