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AARP Livable Communities
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AARP Community Challenge Spotlight Videos: Transportation, Housing and Public Places (2020)
Take a Kid at Heart on a Bicycle Ride (2018)
Middle Schoolers Pen an Age-Friendly Future (2018)
Teens Triumph Over Aging (2018)
Storm Drains that Send a Message (2017)
In Praise of Pop-Ups and Popsicles (2017)
An ‘Unexpected’ Way to Enliven a Downtown (2017)
The Power of a Piece of Chalk (2017)
How Community Leaders and Residents Can Connect (2016)
Connecting With Communities Near You (2020)
AARP Livable Communities On the Road! (2020)
How to Create an Annual Report that People (Of All Ages) Will Actually Read (2017)
How to Engage the Right Players (2017)
How Block Parties Can Build Bridges (2016)
How to Create an Aging Well Resource Center (2016)
How to Create a Community Advocates Program (2016)
How to Create, Maintain and Manage an Intergenerational Community Garden (2015)
How to Get People Dancing in Public Places (2015)
5 Questions for Andy Toy (Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (2020)
Webinar Video: ‘Rules’ of Community Engagement with 880 Cities and AARP Kansas (2018)
Why St. Cloud’s Mayor Keeps Cooking Chili (2018)
How to Successfully (and Respectfully) Help a Community in Crisis (2017)
20+ Ways Leaders Can Connect with their Communities
Advice From the Friendly Streets Initiative (2016)
How to Engage the Right Players featuring AARP (2014)
Neighbors Provide Many Helping Hands (Houston, Texas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Kanawha and Putman Counties, West Virginia) (2019)
Need a Trowel But Don’t Want to Buy One? (2019)
Two Harbors, Minnesota, Takes to the Airwaves (2018)
Lead By Example: Reverse the Trend
A Lesson in Resilience from Puerto Rico: Know Your Neighbors (2018)
A Lesson in Resilience from the U.S. Virgin Islands: Be Prepared (2018)
Serious Books, Smart Talk, Strong Community (2017)
Why Facebook Users Really Like the Bangor Police Department (2017)
Engaging the Community to Make Community (2018)
Community Listening Session Tool Kit (2017)
AARP HomeFit Quiz
What Makes a Community Livable Quiz
Boomer.ology Quiz (2018)
Volunteers Help Make Communities Livable (2020)
Meet the Livable Communities Corps (2020)
Wanted: Service-Minded Public Allies
Experience Matters for Livability (2018)
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