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The 2018 AARP Livable Communities National Conference will be headed "Uptown" this November. Here's some of what makes Charlotte, North Carolina, a good city for a livability gathering. Take a Look »

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See a Complete Street — and Learn to Build a Better Block

Follow the numbers for six ways to make a roadway safer for all users and all ages, then follow the steps for demonstrating how it's done

100+ Inspiring Examples From America's Community Leaders

This third edition in the Where We Live series features stories and solutions from throughout the U.S. Download the book or order the free paperback

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

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AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit (and Leader Guide)

Use this survey kit to observe and document the safety and safety risks of the streets in your community.

AARP HomeFit Guide and Worksheets

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