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The following (free!) publications have been created to help community leaders and residents make where they live more livable for people of all ages.
Click on the titles below to learn more about a publication and to access its PDF download.
To order a printed edition:
* AARP will provide one copy of each title ordered. Allow up to three weeks for delivery.
Click on the image below to order free publications from AARP Livable Communities.
AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit (D20381)
Kit de Herramientas para Auditorías Peatonales de AARP (D20785)
AARP Bike Audit Tool Kit (C4948)
AARP Disaster Resilience Tool Kit (C4855)
Guía para el desarrollo de resiliencia ante desastres, de AARP (PDF-only)
Creating Community Gardens for People of All Ages (D20823)
Discovering and Developing Missing Middle Housing (D20791)
The ABCs of ADUs: An Introductory Guide (D20473)
Accessory Dwelling Units: An Advanced Guide (D20480)
Making Room: Housing for a Changing America
AARP HomeFit Guide (English, D18959) (Spanish, D20606 ), (Chinese, D20608 ) (Korean, D20607 ) (Vietnamese, D20609)
Enabling Better Places: A Handbook for Improved Neighborhoods
AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report (D20514)
The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit (D20504)
Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages: A Step-by-Step Guide (D20447)
1. Roadmap to Livability (D20361)
2. Community Listening Session Tool Kit (D20362)
3. Housing Workbook (D20363)
4. Transportation Workbook (D20364)
5. Health Services and Community Supports Workbook (PDF-only)
6. Economic Development Workbook (D20366)
Book 3: 100+ Examples From America's Local Leaders (D20439)
Book 2: 100+ Ideas From America's Community Leaders (D20336)
Book 1: 100+ Ideas From America's Mayors (D20258)
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and Older Adults: Opportunities and Resources for Local Leaders (D20741)
Engaging the Community to Create Community
MORE PUBLICATIONS: Visit the Publications and Resources page for links to our download- and online-only publications and collections.
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