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How livable is your community?

April 20, 2015: AARP Livability Index Launched! AARP Chief Public Policy Officer, Debra Whitman, Ph.D., unveils the new AARP Livability Index as she addresses the American Planning Association in Seattle. The… Read more »

Wall Street Journal Article: “A Guide to Not Retiring”

March 15, 2015: “Some people nearing retirement age simply don’t want to leave their jobs. But defying expectations can be difficult — in the office and at home.” (Click here… Read more »

Guardian Article: “Our Cities Must Undergo a Revolution for Older People”

March 15, 2015: Read this article by Anne Karpf to learn about how cities around the globe are aiming to make urban spaces less daunting to older people.

Wall Street Journal Article: “Best Places to Retire: Portland, Ore.”

March 15, 2015: Kyna Rubin explains what makes Portland so attractive for people of all ages. This article is part of a series in which people age 50-plus profile their adopted locales…. Read more »

Huffington Post Article: “How Reducing Social Isolation Protects Older Adults”

February 10, 2015: In this article, John Feather, CEO at Grantmakers in Aging, explains why social isolation is a social determinant of health – especially in older age – and what… Read more »