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Livability For All:  The 2016 AARP Age-Friendly Community Survey (Washington County, OR)

This AARP community survey finds that residents in Washington County, OR; San Antonio, TX; and Brownsville, TX want to age in their communities and need community support and resources to do so. Read

The Path to Livability:  A Resident Survey of Jacksonville, Florida

AARP survey to help communities establish a baseline for aging in place and conduct a community needs/gap analysis. Read

Livability For All: The 2015 AARP Livable Communities Survey of Orange Mound a Community of Memphis, TN

AARP Tennessee commissioned this livable survey of Orange Mound community residents age 50-plus to better understand their needs. Read

City of St. Louis and St. Louis County Safe Streets Survey with Residents Age 45-Plus

Opinions about getting around safely in the City of St. Louis/St. Louis County are explored in these surveys of residents age 45+. Read

Bangor is Home: Livable Communities Survey of Bangor Residents Age 50-Plus

Creating a Livable Community will enable Bangor residents to stay in their community as they desire to do. Read

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