Livable Communities: A-Z Archives
AARP.org/livable contains the keys to hundreds of reports, action plans, studies, articles and more about housing, transportation, Complete Streets, walkability, livability and age-friendly places, to name just a few areas of interest. Find content lists and links by visiting our subject-based archives below.
In the Spotlight
Resources about making communities work better for older adults and, while doing so, people of all ages
Communities throughout the nation are recognizing that bicycing is an efficient, healthy way for people of all ages to exercise and get around
Communities that are walkable, bike-friendly and great for people of all ages are great for jobs and business, too
Livable communities have a sense of place. They are places to live, work and relax. They are destinations, not sprawl, places to be in, not bypass
A population’s health and well-being is greatly influenced by having safe, healthy, livable communities
We haven't created or posted content about every state, but we're working on it!
Demographic information and other research about age 50+ people, including the impact of the baby boom generation on housing, mobility, healthcare and more
What do older adults think about where they live, how they live, how they want to live? AARP and other organizations ask those questions — and get answers
A street that's made safer for an older adult to cross is also safer for a child, a parent pushing a stroller, a bicyclist, a jogger. A walkable community benefits everyone
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