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February 14, 2018 »

In The Spotlight

A Golden Solution for Slippery Sidewalks

Much like Miss America’s tiara, a glistening snow shovel is handed down to each year's winner

How a Buyer or Renter Can Find an Aging-Friendly Home

Few homes are age- and accessibility-friendly. An Oregon program is helping identify those that are

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

Solutions Worth Sharing See More

The AARP HomeFit Guide

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

AARP Livability Fact Sheets

11 ways to create safe, walkable, livable communities for people of every age (in English and Spanish)

The 'Where We Live' Book Series

Two titles, each with 100+ inspiring ideas from America's community leaders

In a Livable Community

Download our poster about the features of a livable community (available in five languages)

Resources for Local Leaders See more

AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities

212 communities and counting. Learn how your community can join

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit and Leader Guide

Two free, downloadable workbooks for how to do a community walk audit and/or lead a streets and sidewalks safety workshop and event

The 8 Domains of Livability

Communities of all sizes can use this framework to identify, plan and implement work to become more livable and aging-friendly

5 Questions for ... Interview Series

AARP talks to policy makers, planners, politicians, experts and others involved in making communities livable for people of all ages

What Livable Looks Like See More Slideshows

Hello, Kitty!

A visit to far away friends provides a tour of livable sights and scenes in and around Tokyo

Incomplete Streets

Dangerous intersections and roadways are too easy to find. Share examples of the ones you see

Little Free Libraries

Local bookstores are harder to find, but books still play a role in making a community a great place to live

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