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A population's health and well-being is greatly influenced by having safe, healthy, "livable" communities

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Senior Shopping Hours During the Coronavirus Pandemic

'Age-Friendly' Responses to COVID-19

How towns, cities and counties in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities are serving and protecting their older residents during the global coronavirus pandemic

A group exercise class takes place in a St. Petersburg, Florida, park as part of the annual Healthy St. Pete festival

An Unhealthy Community Can't Be a Great Community

When a health survey ranked Pinellas County — including its largest city, St. Petersburg, Florida — 33rd out of the state’s 67 counties, the Mayor and Deputy Mayor decided it was time to pull the city up by its bootstraps.

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