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Order Free Publications From AARP Livable Communities

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. 

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AARP will provide one copy of each title ordered. Allow up to four weeks for delivery.
Bulk orders will be considered. Please include in your emailed message the reason for the multiple copy request. 


AARP Livable Communities Publications

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AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report

Small Towns and Remote Communities

AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report (D20514)

The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit

Creating Places That Pop!

The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit (D20504)


The front and back covers of Making Room, a publication of AARP and the National Building Museum

Make Room for Making Room

Making Room: Housing for a Changing America 

AARP HomeFit Guide

AARP HomeFit 

AARP HomeFit Guide (D18959) 

Order up to 15 copies by using the AARP HomeFit Order Form


The cover and a page from Engaging the Community to Create Community

Community Engagement

Engaging the Community to Create Community 

Covers of the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit and Leader Guide

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kits

Self-Service Guide (D20381)

Leader Guide (D20382)

AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities covers

AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities

An Introductory Booklet (D19860)


MORE PUBLICATIONS: Visit the Publications and Resources page for links to our download- and online-only publications and collections.