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Free publications to help community leaders and residents make where they live more livable for people of all ages
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A look at the efforts and programs being pursued by communities enrolled in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities
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As small homes that exist on the same property lot as a single-family residence, ADUs play a major role in serving a national housing need
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