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Social Participation

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How a Party in the Streets Can Create a Community

Neighbors of all ages who didn’t know one another met for a “plaza party” and left with lots of new friends and plans for the future.

7 Ways to Build Bonds Across Generations

Children and older adults — and the communities they live in — benefit from shared activities and time spent together.

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More social participation content can be found via the archives and landing pages for the AARP Community Challenge, the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities and AARP International's Equity by Design: Global Dialogue and Equity by Design: Principles in Action series.




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