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Home and Community Preferences of the 45+ Population 2014

AARP Home and Community Preferences of the 45+ Population — study supports findings that adults ages 45+ want to age in place.  Read

Successful Aging in Newport: The 2014 Community Survey of Residents Age 45-Plus in Newport, Vermont

Newport residents age 45-plus opine that improvements in community resources will make Newport a place where people can age in place successfully. Read

2014 Livable Communities Survey of Montgomery County, Tenn., Registered Voters Age 45+

This livable communities survey of Montgomery County, TN voters age 45+ attempts to better understand their aging in place needs. Read

The 2014 Livable Communities Survey of Honolulu, Hawaii, Adults Age 45+

The top reported Honolulu, Hawaii community needs are: housing, employment, community and health services, social inclusion, and community resources. Read

The 2014 AARP Livable Communities Survey of Connecticut Residents Age 40+

Connecticut residents evaluate the livability quality of their communities in this 2014 survey, including mobility, housing, and utilities. Read

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