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Investigating the Impact of physical and Social Components on Excellence in the Elderly Cities (Case study of Rasht city)

Journal: Journal of Sustainable City (Vol.1, No. 4)

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Page : 73-87

Keywords : Elderly City; Rasht; Physical-Social Dimensions; Elderly.;

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Guilan province is the oldest province in the country, among which the metropolitan city of Rasht also has an aging phenomenon. The present study aims to investigate the rate of accomplishment of the elderly city in Rasht, with emphasis on physical and social indicators. This research is a descriptive-analytical and survey method. In order to identify the research indicators (public spaces, buildings, transportation, safety, housing, medical and health services, rehabilitation of the elderly and social respect, social participation and welfare indicators) Has been. Cronbach's alpha is 0.74% and acceptable. For analyzing descriptive and inferential statistics, data were analyzed using SPSS software LISREL. The results of the research show that among the physical dimensions, with regard to 0.48, the index of public space and buildings (access to parks and green spaces with sports facilities) and among the social dimensions, the components of reverence for the elderly (0.49) are the highest Ranked. So that the physical dimensions of 0.49 and social dimensions are 0.33% of the variance of the egalitarian city's realization. In fact, the results of the Likert spectrum also showed these differences, so that in the index of public space and buildings, the option of parks and green spaces with 40.8%, the transport index (the proportion of service in transportation stations with 2 / 33%) Housing index (low cost housing with 58.2%) Health and Medical Services Index (easy access to medical services with 53.2%) Senior Citizens' Indicator (Social Relationship) and Social Inclusion Index Social inclusion of the elderly (63.2%) has the most consistent choices among the statistical population.  

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