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Age-Friendly Resources

Information and materials for becoming a livable, aging-friendly community

Following is a selection of key resources that support age-friendly communities through all stages of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities program cycle. 

The Introductory Booklet

AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities Introductory Booklet

Order a Print Edition

Send an email with the subject line "Age-Friendly Booklet" to

In the email body include:

  • Your Name
  • Mailing Address
  • The code D-19860

AARP will provide one copy of any title ordered. Bulk orders will be considered. Please send an email to explaining the reason for the multiple copy request. 

Get the PDF

Click here to download the 12-page introductory booklet

AARP Resources

Representatives from all member communities or interested communities are encouraged to subscribe to the free, weekly, award-winning AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter.

World Health Organization Resources and Materials

AARP Livable Communities Resources

Visit our archive for more materials, including publications and presentations and presentations from our past workshops and conferences.

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