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x-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

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.

AARP Livable Communities Resources

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

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The weekly, award-winning AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter provides local leaders with information and inspiration for making their town, city or neighborhood more livable for older adults and people of all ages. Subscribe today!

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  • Email AARP Livable Communities at

  • Ask about the AARP Livability Index by completing this online form.

  • AARP Members: For questions about your benefits, AARP The Magazine or the AARP Bulletin, visit the AARP Contact Us page or call 1-888-OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277).