Food access plays a key role in guaranteeing people’ quality of life. The article presents the main findings of a mixed methods research on the elderly’s access to food opportunities in Milan. The aim is to define the food environment to which the elderly have access in Milan and to identify the difficulties they have to deal with. In the final section, the potential application of results in urban food policies that aim to build an age-friendly city is discussed.
Keywords: Food, accessibility, elderly people, Milan, urban food policy, Gis