Empowering People to Remain Independent
See how the St. Charles community empowers members to live independent lives with the help of volunteer driver transportation
A North Carolina ADU Story: Keeping Family Close By
See how one family and a Durham community turned to accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as an affordable housing option.
Connecting Rural Arkansas via High-Speed Internet
A look at how community, business, and government leaders brought internet service to unserved businesses and homes in a south Arkansas community.
Livability Index Day 3: Transforming Transportation
Day 3 featured in-depth conversations on how livable communities provide their members with transportation options that connect people to social activities, economic opportunities, and medical care.
2022 Livability Index & More Housing Options with ADUs
Day one of the 2022 AARP Livability Index Week featuring a demo of the new site, top performing communities, and expert tips on building accessory dwelling units (ADUs).
Housing for Older Adults and the Importance of Livable Communities
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge discuss the housing needs of older adults and how AARP and HUD are working to improve the health, well-being and safety of older adults by creating
HomeFit Webinar Tour: What is a HomeFit Home?
Shows examples of how homes can be adapted to work for residents of all ages and abilities.
HomeFit 'Visitability': How to Make a Home Welcoming to All
This animated video suggests ways in which you can make a home welcoming to all, regardless of age or ability.
Placemaking During a Pandemic: Andrew Howard
While the COVID-19 pandemic is in some ways a barrier to placemaking with new social distancing, public gathering and masking requirements, in other ways the core tenants of placemaking are key to economic and societal recovery during this unpreceden
What Makes a Successful Place? with Andrew Howard
Any community can combine the three core elements of placemaking—something to do, somewhere to sit, and something to eat and drink—to create a vibrant place that makes people want to gather together. These projects increase safety, health outcomes a
Video 6: AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities
Learn about implementing an age-friendly action plan and writing the community's first progress report
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