An integrated health system aims at providing a continuum of health services through the different levels and sites, which implies removing the barriers between primary and secondary care and between health and social care.
But how can this be achieved? Which elements must an integrated care system have? In which areas should reforms be introduced?
An age-friendly city enhances the quality of life of aged people by promoting active aging, health, participation and security. But which specific elements should a city have in order to be considered age-friendly? In which areas should city governments act in order to ensure that their city is suitable for the elderly?