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Featuring infographics, solutions, floor plans and photographs from the National Building Museum, this free, 84-page publication is a rallying cry for a wider menu of housing options
Slideshow: Housing a Changing America
2019 Dangerous by Design Report
Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Report
Order or download the complete AARP Roadmap to Livability collection or choose from booklets about housing, transportation, community engagement, economic development and more
The 'Where We Live' Series
AARP HomeFit Guide
AARP Livable Communities Publication Library
Learn what a livable community is, and how and why AARP is working with local leaders nationwide to make more places more livable for people of all ages
AARP Community Challenge (Videos)
AARP Livable Communities Conference
AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities
Use this survey kit to observe and document the safety and safety risks of the streets in your community.
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Medford, Massachusetts, lets its older residents lower their property taxes in exchange for helping out at City Hall
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The Twin Cities’ leaders (pictured with Snoop Dog) on making their communities livable for people of all ages
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See before and after photos of how a weekend demonstration project made Bethel, Vermont, pop!
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Download our poster about the features of a livable community (available in five languages)
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Follow the numbers to make a roadway safer for all users of all ages
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An Oregon couple custom creates an age-friendly house. Plus: A real estate program worth replicating
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Learn how a demonstration project in a New Jersey downtown transformed a sorry space into a destination. (Then follow the links to see other projects.)
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From AARP Hawaii, advice for how businesses can better serve older adults
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This interactive, online tool scores communities across the U.S. for the features, services and amenities that make for great places to live
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Interviews with Livability Experts
Interviews with Local Leaders
Livable Lessons and How-To's
Public Places and Outdoor Spaces
Surveys and Statistics
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