The elderly population happens to be a passive yet indispensable segment of our society. It is our responsibility and our cities’ need to realise how it is the surrounding setting that does not support them. It is crucial to acknowledge the demands of the elderly and strengthen our healthcare and support facilities.
We expect people to adapt to their surroundings; rarely it is the other way around. Public places consist of numerous design elements interconnected in a web. They depend and serve to one another to achieve high-quality public spaces. There are a few design elements that may depend on several other physical factors, yet directly influence the individuals present in the public realm.