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Shannon Guzman

Shannon Guzman, MA, MCP, is a senior strategic policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute. Her areas of expertise include livable communities, housing, community planning, and transportation policy. Read her full biography.
Broadband, or high-speed Internet, isn’t just an option, it’s a necessity. It is increasingly essential for economic opportunity, innovation, health care, and education. It is crucial for livability.
The pandemic underscores the need for policy makers to foster the development of housing alternatives for older adults outside of institutional settings.
COVID-19 Housing Blog
COVID-19 stands to exacerbate socioeconomic challenges we have long faced.
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AARP is developing innovative policies and programs as well as working with several partners, including from the private sector, to meet today’s housing challenges
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Every person, regardless of age, can participate in creating a livable community. According to a newly published report from Generations United and the Eisner Foundation, opportunities that bring different generations together—even the tougher ones involving “tack[ling] critical problems” benefit…
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In 1961, AARP’s founder, Ethel Andrus, presented President Dwight Eisenhower with a version of Freedom House. The scale model of a uniquely designed home contained
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You like where you live. Your community is the perfect fit, you say.
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