ISSN 2409-7616

Kamenskikh V.N., Zinchenko A.S., Shimanovskaya Ya.V.


UDC 330.101.22


Kamenskikh V.N.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) –, Zinchenko A.S.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) –, Shimanovskaya Ya.V.2 (Moscow, Russian Federation) – ya1873@yandex

1Moscow Social Centers

2Russian State Social University

Abstract. At every stage of life, a person undergoes changes in his position in society. Over time, the family and economic situation changes, the social status, views on life and the rhythm of life change. Depending on the environment, an individual close circle of communication is formed and its quality and composition also undergoes serious changes over the course of life. According to the classification adopted by the World Health Organization and the Gerontological Association, old age is divided into three stages: 60-75 years — old age, early old age; 75-90 years — old age, late old age; over 90 years — old age, longevity. The age group we are considering – citizens over 55 years old, being one of the most socially vulnerable age groups, undergoes the greatest number of changes in their social status in society, primarily due to the end of work and approaching old age. One of the generally accepted postulates of the Russian psychology of activity is the idea that in the process of life a person always develops. And late age is no exception. The expansion of communication opportunities and the inclusion of older citizens in socially useful activities is one of the priority tasks solved within the framework of the concept of active longevity and is being implemented in Russia in accordance with the Strategy of Actions in the Interests of Older Citizens in the Russian Federation until 2025, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated February 5, 2016 No. 164-R.

Keywords: elderly people, social policy, social policy, Moscow social centers.


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For citation: Kamenskikh V.N., Zinchenko A.S., Shimanovskaya Ya.V. Healthy lifestyle, self-organization, accessibility: the main principles of the Moscow mayor’s project «Moscow longevity centers». CITISE, 2023, no. 1, pp. 28-37. DOI: