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AARP livable communities

Discover what goes into creating a livable community for all ages — and what a community gets back in return.

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HOUSING

Learn how affordable housing options and good home design allow residents to age in place.

TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY

Transportation and mobility are the keys to independence and community connection.

PLANNING AND LAND USE

Policies that link transportation, housing and other community features create livable communities for all ages.

DEMOGRAPHICS

Get familiar with the face of today’s aging population.

CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Programs that foster civic and community engagement contribute to successful aging.

RESEARCH

Learn more about aging trends, and research on the 50+ to inform local decisions

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Livable communities improve health, allow residents to age in place, and lower public health costs.

ECONOMIC ISSUES

Learn how today’s economic issues affect older residents, many on fixed incomes.

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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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