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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 two weeks for delivery.
Click on the image below to order free publications from AARP Livable Communities.
AARP Disaster Resilience Tool Kit (C4855)
AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit (D20381)
Kit de Herramientas para Auditorías Peatonales de AARP (D20785)
Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages: A Step-by-Step Guide (D20447)
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and Older Adults: Opportunities and Resources for Local Leaders (D20741)
Enabling Better Places: A Handbook for Improved Neighborhoods
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)
The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit (D20504)
AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report (D20514)
Smart Cycling Quick Guide (C4463)
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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