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On October 31, 2023, AARP and the National Housing Conference (NHC) co-hosted “Building Livable Communities for All Generations,” an in-person and online event to discuss the importance of creating communities that are safe, accessible, and inclusive for all ages and backgrounds.

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On October 10, 2023, AARP and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented a one-day, in-person conference bringing together policymakers, regulators, academic experts, and advocacy organizations to discuss solutions to expand emergency savings.

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On September 22, 2023, the Commonwealth Fund, AARP, and leading experts held a virtual discussion on the challenges that people face navigating Medicare coverage choices — and the policy opportunities that can improve the process.

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The AARP Livability Index scores every neighborhood and community in the United States for the services and amenities that affect people’s lives the most. Check out AARP Livability Index Week for groundbreaking tools and resources along with a series of deep-dive conversations focused on three of the seven core elements of the Index – housing, transportation, and engagement. 

When: April 18-22, 2022


On August 5, 2021, AARP and the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis held a conversation about evidence-based factors that contribute to improving long-term financial well-being.


The AARP Public Policy Institute is leading a national conversation with hospital leaders about how to better recognize and support family caregivers, especially the 20 million providing complex care at home.


AARP’s Public Policy Institute regularly organizes events that bring together the nation’s leading experts to discuss policy options for addressing major problems facing older Americans. Sign up for our event alerts to receive invitations to future events.


Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard

A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers


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Susan Reinhard is senior vice president and director of AARP Public Policy Institute. Read her latest blogs on family caregiving, healthy living, nursing and more. Read Susan's Blogs

AARP Public Policy Institute experts  blog about the issues they cover, from financial security and Medicare to livable communities and long-term services and supports. Read the latest.