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AARP Livable Communities, Updated April 2015
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Well, as this photo gallery details, they can do lots of things! Take a look, and don't miss the shareable, printable download we created so you can show and tell others all about livability
With retirement approaching, an Oregon couple custom creates a beautiful, age-friendly house
The "tiny house movement" is making it possible to live large in small (sometimes extremely small) spaces
The municipalities featured here have signed the Milken Institute's mayors pledge to make their cities “work for older adults.” As members of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, they're already putting their words into action
The availability and quality of these key community features greatly impact the well-being of older adults
Walkability, places to gather, make a city or town a livable place for being 50-plus — or any age
Look at these photos and read about what you see. Then think about the roadways near you. There's a good chance you're encountering similar sights and scenes
Aging in place is possible when a house can be remodeled as needed or, better yet, is smartly designed from the start
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