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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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Parents Are Creating Communities for Their Grown Children Who Have Special Needs
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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
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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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Urban planning expert and livability champion Gil Penalosa explains how cities can become more equitable and sustainable
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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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Follow the numbers to make a roadway safer for all users of all ages
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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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