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AARP Livable Communities E-Newsletter

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The award-winning* AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter is published on or about the third Wednesday of the month and is delivered directly to your email inbox. Each issue contains a mix of new research, best practices, community resources and information about age-friendly efforts from places near and far. It's an easy way to stay informed. Here's a sampling of our recent editions:



  • 11 Inspiring Livability Examples (May)
  • The Livability Index. Plus: A Livable Tour of Des Moines (April)
  • New (Free!) Guide and Worksheets for Making a Home "Fit" for People of all Ages (March)
  • Slideshow (and printable download): In a Livable Community (Feb)
  • Tiny Houses, Lifelong Houses, Not So Big Houses (Jan)



  • Bookmark, Share These Winning Livability Resources (Dec)
  • 15 Cities Working to Be Great for Older Adults (Nov)
  • 11 Ways to Create Great Places (Oct)
  • U.S. Housing 'Unprepared' for Wave of Older Adults (Sept)
  • How to Create a Grandparents Park (Aug)
  • Slideshow: A House That Can Be a Home for Life (July)
  • Where Have All Our Young People Gone? (June)
  • The Most Dangerous Places to Be a Pedestrian (May)
  • Slideshow: The 8 Domains of Livability (April)
  • Texas is Becoming More Walkable (March)
  • Portland Takes Age-Friendly Action (Feb)


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* Best e-Newsletter: 2014 MIN Editorial & Design Awards (tie with Architectural Digest)
* Gold Winner e-Newsletter: 2014 MarCom Awards


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