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Vol Opps for Livable Communities

Make a Difference to Friends and Family

Share these no-cost/low-cost ideas with friends or family and create a safer, more comfortable place to live.

Share the Close Call Quiz with your friends.

Organize a group of your friends or acquaintances to take an AARP Driver Safety Course.

E-mail a friend this article on universal home design.

Use the CarFit Exam to see if your family members' or neighbors' cars are perfectly fit for them.

Send a friend or family member this handy list of builders who are trained in universal design.

Make a Difference at Your Job

Post a flyer about easy, low-cost changes your colleagues can make in their homes.

Contact a local organization (such as Volunteer Center, Rebuilding Together, or Habitat for Humanity) and ask if your group at work can participate in a service day.

Organize a special effort to assess the walkability of your work neighborhood.

Ask your employer or former employer to sponsor, host, or underwrite a Driver Safety Course for yourself and your coworkers.

Make a Difference in your Community

E-mail your friends and neighbors to invite them to visit the Community Exchange online group to read and post comments about your community, making modifications to your home, and other safety measures.

Give the members of your faith community this checklist of easy low-cost changes to make at home. Or organize a group effort to help other members of the congregation to make improvements for safety.

Become a Driver Safety instructor.

Organize a community AARP Driver Safety Course.

Organize a CarFit event in your community.

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