Leibniz Research Alliance
Healthy Ageing

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Healthy Ageing in place - Impacts of urban settings on biological ageing processes

Urban settings, like ageing sensitive urban development and ageing responsive housing, social and environmental conditions which facilitate ageing in place, seem to have positive effects on biological ageing of individuals. However, until now it has been difficult to support this hypothesis by concrete data. On this background, it is discussed how “biomarkers of ageing” can be used to gain knowledge on impacts of urban settings on biological ageing.

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Müller
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER)
Phone: ++49 (0)351 / 46 79 211