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And the Winners of the 2018 Challenge Are ...

The AARP Community Challenge funds projects that build momentum for local change to improve livability for all residents. We received more than 1,600 submissions for our 2nd annual "quick-action" challenge. We're pleased to announce the 129 winning applicants. They have until November 5 to make their ideas a reality. Check out the grantees for 2018. »

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In The Spotlight

AARP Livable Communities National Conference

We'll be gathering in North Carolina from November 12-14 for our 6th Annual gathering. Registration opens July 25. Learn more

Where We Live: 2018 Edition

Download or order our free 136-page publication featuring more than 200 articles and photographs of inspiring programs, people and places throughout the United States

About the AARP Livable Communities Initiative

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

Solutions Worth Sharing See More

The AARP HomeFit Guide

Learn how to make a home safe, comfortable and a great fit (in English and Spanish)

AARP Livability Fact Sheets

11 ways to create safe, walkable, livable communities for people of every age (in English and Spanish)

AARP Roadmap to Livability Collection

Books 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are ready in our collection of workbooks full of strategies and solutions that make a community great for people of all ages

In a Livable Community

Download our poster about the features of a livable community (available in five languages)

Resources for Local Leaders See more

AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities

More than 250 member municipalities. Learn which ones are on the list and how your community can join

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit and Leader Guide

Two free, downloadable workbooks for how to do a community walk audit and/or lead a streets and sidewalks safety workshop and event

Imagining Livability Design Collection

A visual portfolio of placemaking tools and urban, suburban and rural before-and-after transformations

5 Questions for ... Interview Series

AARP talks to policy makers, planners, politicians, experts and others involved in making communities livable for people of all ages