Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population


From the abstract:

In recent years we may observe increasing interest in the development of social innovation both regarding theory as well as the practice of responding to social problems and challenges. One of the crucial challenges at the beginning of the 21st century is population ageing. Various new and innovative initiatives, programs, schemes, and projects to respond to negative consequences of this demographic process are emerging around the world.

In this Research Topic, we welcome papers critically evaluating the existing social perspectives and theories in the field of ageing, introducing innovative approaches and comparative studies. We welcome researchers from areas such as sociology, pedagogy, public policy, economics, management, and public health. The contributions can be based on theoretical studies as well as the implementation of social innovation and programs addressed at ageing and older people. Reviews and papers on philosophical and ethical issues are also welcome.

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subject terms

Aging & Longevity

Aging & Longevity > Aging & Longevity


Andrzej Klimczuk

Łukasz Tomczyk

related organization

SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

resource type

Books and Chapters




agefriendly, ageing, Aging, care, caregivers, governance, healthcare, ICT, long-term care, NGOs, older adults, older people, public health, robotics, social gerontology, social innovation, sociology of ageing, sociology of aging

program site types

Affordable Housing, Community Centers, Parks & Gardens, Senior Centers, Senior Housing