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AARP Livable Communities Library

The following (free!) publications have been created to help community leaders and residents make where they live more livable for people of all ages

How to Order

The covers of eight publications from AARP Livable Communities

Follow the links below to learn about each publication. Easily find this page again by visiting

Our publications are free for download and/or order. Click on a title to learn more and to access a download link. To order a print edition you can email or call AARP.

EMAIL: Write to and provide:

  • Your Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Title(s) and D-number(s) of the publication you're requesting

PHONE: 1-888-OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277)

AARP will provide one copy of any title ordered. Bulk orders will be considered. Please send an email to the address noted above explaining the reason for the bulk request. 

Covers of the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit and Leader Guide

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kits

Self-Service Guide (D20381)

Leader Guide (D20382)

Creating Parks and Public Places for People of All Ages

Parks and Public Spaces 

Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages (D20447)

Front and back covers of the 2018 edition of Where We Live

Where We Live: Inspiring Examples from America's Local Leaders

2018 Edition (D20439)

2017 Edition (D20336)

2016 Edition (D20258)

HomeFit Downloads, Worksheets and Resources

AARP Home Fit Guide

AARP HomeFit Guide (D18959) 

No-Cost/Low-Cost Ideas (D19225)

Guia HomeFit  (D20153)

Ideas sin Costo o de Bajo Costo (D19231)

Coming Soon!

Engaging the Community to Create Community, a publication produced with Cities of Service

The ABCs of ADUs: A Guide to Accessory Dwelling Units and how they expand housing options for people of all ages

MORE PUBLICATIONS: Visit the Tool Kits & Resources page for links to our download- and online-only publications and collections.

Page updated March 2019

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