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Equity and Livability

Articles about the ways communities are working to eliminate disparities in order to fairly serve all residents, and especially older adults

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Age-Friendly Communities

Learn how several towns, cities and counties in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities are working to eliminate disparities in order to fairly serve all residents, especially older residents

Livability and Equity

Réna Bradley (Fort Wayne, Indiana), Jonathan Pacheco Bell (Los Angeles) and Andy Toy (Philadelphia) provide a coast-to-coast look at how investing in "placekeeping," providing urban green spaces and welcoming new residents improves neighborhoods for people of all ages, backgrounds and income levels


Reporting and information related to equity appears throughout  AARP.org/Livable. The links below represent just some of what's available. Additional equity-related articles and efforts can be found via the archives and landing pages for the AARP Community Challenge and AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities programs.

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