Camden Alley Challenge — AARP
Camden, S.C., had a challenge: how to get people to go from one side of the town to the other without their cars. A small grant from the AARP Community Challenge made it all happen in just one weekend.
Monterey Bay Tiny House Challenge — AARP
Habitat for Humanity and AARP came together for a project that is changing the lives of many low-income older residents and their families in Monterey Bay, Calif. An AARP Community Challenge grant provided funds to make this happen.
The AARP Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages
Brief introduction and overview of the AARP Livability Index
Active Living for All Ages: Creating Neighborhoods Around Transit - AARP
Transit oriented development (TOD) facilitates the independence and mobility of older adults. Produced by Jana Lynott of AARP's Public Policy Institute in collaboration with Streetfilms.
Planning Complete Streets - AARP
The AARP Public Policy Institute shows how the Complete Streets program can help older adults.
Transforming Communities for an Aging Society, Debra Whitman, Exec. VP – AARP
APA's 2015 National Planning Conference
Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission Speaker Series on Creating Livable Communities - AARP
M-NCPPC Presents, "AARP and Livable Communities".
Race, Class and Housing in an Aging Society - AARP
Dr. Harrell discusses the intersection of age, class and race, and the tools that can be used to ensure that planners are addressing the needs of diverse communities.
Against the Odds: Older Worker Reemployment in Today's Economy - AARP
The AARP Public Policy Institute released a report on the results of a survey of the experiences of nearly 2,500 workers ages 45-70 who've faced unemployment in the past five years. CEO Jo Ann Jenkins provided opening remarks. (2015)
The Vía RecreActiva: A Successful Open Streets Program - AARP
See how Guadalajara, Mexico's World Renown Open Streets program offers a 41 mile network of car-free streets that enable residents to walk, run, bike, skate, dance and play for a few hours every week, contributing to an overall culture of health.
Parris Glendening on Transit-Oriented Development Zones
Paris Glendening from Smart Growth America discusses transit-oriented development zones and private-sector funding models as solutions to some of the challenges communities face.
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