AARP Livable Communities

You know what makes the best communities great. Here are the policies, ordinances and funding sources to help implement change.

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HOUSING

How to encourage more affordable and accessible housing in your community.

TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY

How to provide transportation options and make streets and sidewalks safer and more accessible.

PLANNING AND LAND USE

How big-picture land use decisions create synergy between housing, retail, public services and transportation.

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Strategies to improve public health outcomes by helping older residents age in place.

CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

If you build it, will they come? Strategies to engage residents in community life.

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