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Discovering and Developing Missing Middle Housing

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Housing Workshop

Transcripts and video recordings of the AARP Livable Communities Housing Workshop will be posted to the workshop page on or before October 12, 2022. We'll send a reminder out via that day's issue of the free, weekly AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter. (If you aren’t yet a subscriber, sign up today at AARP.org/LivableSubscribe.)

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The latest issue: September 21, 2022
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Disaster Resilience Tool Kit

A free, 44-page photo- and strategy-filled guide (created in collaboration with FEMA) for how local leaders and community advocates can reduce risks and better protect older adults

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Great Places for All Ages

Learn what a livable community is, and how and why AARP is working with local leaders and residents nationwide to make communities more livable for people of all ages

STATS AND FACTS

America is an Aging Nation

The population of older adults is getting larger — and older. By 2034, people age 65 or over will outnumber children age 17 or younger. See these and similar population projections

FREE PUBLICATIONS

Livable Library

Free publications to help community leaders and residents make where they live more livable for people of all ages

LIVABLE LESSONS

Cities That Work for All Ages

Urban planning expert and livability champion Gil Penalosa explains how cities can become more equitable and sustainable

FOCUSING ON EQUITY

Age-Friendly Work and Equity

A look at the efforts and programs being pursued by communities enrolled in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities

TRANSPORTATION

See a Sample Complete Street

Follow the numbers to make a roadway safer for all users of all ages

HOUSING

All About Accessory Dwelling Units

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

PLACES AND SPACES

Making Places Pop!

Recipes for projects that inspire change — and improve communities for people of all ages

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Using Improv Theater to Build Resilience and Improve Livability

Interactive performances are a time-tested tool for change

A-Z Livability Topics

CONTACT US

Email the AARP Livable Communities team at Livable@AARP.org.

Ask about the AARP Livability Index by completing this online form.

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