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Data by state on Americans 50-plus: health, financial security, housing, caregiving and more. Read
The Livable Communities Resource pages connect users to the LC team’s library of publications on land use, housing and transportation; highlight relevant and timely news stories; provide a toolkit to educate the public on livable communities practices and encourage the use of livable communities policies and strategies; provide a online venue for livable communities-related videos and webcasts; and grants access to dialogue with experts and stakeholders through group discussion on current livable communities topics.
This toolkit connects you to resources that you may find useful in learning more about livable communities. The views, opinions and judgments expressed by other websites and organizations are solely their own. Outside website content has not been reviewed or approved by AARP unless otherwise noted.
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The AARP Public Policy Institute analyzes and publishes a wide range of state-specific data related to Americans 50+. Research within the data center focuses on the fifty states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. Of particular relevance to Livable Communities are the State Housing Profiles for each state. Explore
The purpose of the Livable Communities Evaluation Guide is to encourage residents to look at their communities and neighborhoods and identify the features and services that promote livability for persons of all ages and abilities. By conducting a neighborhood assessment, community members can better understand their communities and work together to improve them.
Components of the Evaluation Guide include: introducing the community survey; conducting the community survey; and more information and contacts—additional resources for community members. Explore