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The vast majority of people age 50 and older want to stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible. That's why AARP works to promote housing that enables people to live safely, comfortably and independently for as long as possible. That's why AARP encourages communities to welcome housing options and develop homes that are accessible to residents and guests of all ages and abilities. Smart, age-friendly homes are great places for people of all ages.
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Architect Howard Perlman's winning design enables extended families to live together yet apart
By allowing accessory dwelling units, New Hampshire helps create needed housing for people of all ages
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Living smaller can have large benefits for communities and people of all ages
5 Questions About the 'Not So Big House'
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Here's why mid-sized, walkable new housing disappeared and how we can get it back
25 Questions to Ask About Where You Live
Is Your Home Livable?
Home remodeler Vince Butler (pictured with his mom) offers advice he wishes he had followed
Slideshow: Take a Tour of a Lifelong Home
Slideshow: Home Remodeling Before & After
Recognizing a need, some cities are developing housing options with LGBT older adults in mind
6 Creatively Age-Friendly Housing Options
Working With an OT or Aging-in-Place Specialist
Private homes and apartments with common spaces can be great for people of all ages
5 Questions About Universal Design
A Lifelong Housing Certification Program
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