HEALTH & WELL-BEING
Find resources to help promote public health by creating safe, walkable neighborhoods with access to community-based services that allow residents to age in place and remain connected to the community.
Inspiration to Action: Implementing Projects to Support Active Living (AARP)
This practical implementation guide, developed by AARP and the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute, provides strategies for implementing design changes that foster active living. Funding resources, engagement strategies, and roadway design strategies are provided.
Community Commons Website (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Community Commons is an interactive mapping, networking, and learning utility for the broad-based healthy, sustainable, and livable communities’ movement. It is designed to connect communities and share information amongst practitioners working to create healthy and sustainable communities.
Community Transformation Grants Program (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Find more information on community grants available from the CDC to improve public health through healthy community design.
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More resources will be added often.
One in Three Americans is Now 50 or Older
By 2030 one out of every five people in the U.S. will be 65-plus. Will your community be ready? AARP Livable Communities features the information and resources local leaders, planners and others need to create age-friendly places for people of all ages. About Us | Visit Our Archives
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