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Agata Picheń

Difficult Art of Staying in Motion

     The main aim of this article is to discuss the obstacles that limits the activity of people in the elderly. The author analyzes the urban space, the home space, contrast the problems found in to the solutions offered by modern technology. The author also makes a diagnosis that the cessation of seniors' activity is not the result of aging, but the effect of preventing movement through external factors. Analyzing examples (literature, architectural manifestos, advertising), she states that the desire to move and overcome barriers is a natural need of every human being.

Keywords: motion, elderly people, activity, urban space

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