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The 8 Domains of Livability and COVID-19

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The 8 Domains of Livability and COVID-19
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From the Livable Library

AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report

This free, 56-page, photo- and information-filled report can help local leaders recognize the needs, benefits, challenges and solutions found in rural places.

ABOUT US

Find information and inspiration for local leaders at AARP.org/livable

Great Places for All Ages

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

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Accessory Dwelling Units

All About ADUs

Check out our free, photo-filled guides to accessory dwelling units and how they expand housing options for people of all ages

The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit

FREE GUIDE!

Create Places That Pop!

Learn how temporary demonstration projects can inspire lasting change

IDEAS AND INTERVIEWS

David Bowie tribute mural

The Magic of Murals

See what David Bowie, Maya Angelou, Alan Jackson, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and a mermaid have in common

LIVABLE LESSONS

Green Letts Community Tool Library

Need a Trowel?

Portland, Oregon, has lending libraries filled with power drills, saws, socket wrenches, lawn mowers and all sorts of trowels

PICTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

The covers of eight publications from AARP Livable Communities

Livable Library

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

GETTING AROUND

An example of a Complete Street

See a Sample Complete Street

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

HOUSING

Front Door And Front Of House showing the Lawn in Oregon

Take a Tour of a 'Lifelong' Home

An Oregon couple custom creates an age-friendly house. Plus: A real estate program worth replicating

PLACES AND SPACES

Family with Milk Crate Parklet

Pop-Up Recipes for Parklets and Bike Lanes

8 demonstration projects that can inspire better spaces for sitting and cycling

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

10 Tips To Help Businesses Engage With Kupuna

Helping Retailers be Age-Friendly

From AARP Hawaii, advice for how businesses can better serve older adults

LIVABLE POLICY

US map with images of people in the background

Livability Index

This interactive, online tool scores communities across the U.S. for the features, services and amenities that make for great places to live

A-Z Subject Archive

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