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 four weeks for delivery.
Bulk orders will be considered. Please include in your emailed message the reason for the multiple copy request.
Click on the image below to order free publications from AARP Livable Communities.
AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report (D20514)
Enabling Better Places: A Handbook for Improved Neighborhoods
Smart Cycling Quick Guide (C4463)
The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit (D20504)
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)
Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages: A Step-by-Step Guide (D20447)
Self-Service Guide (D20381)
Leader Guide (D20382)
An Introductory Booklet (D19860)
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 (D20365)
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)
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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