AARP Livability Index

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The U.S. Air Force is using the AARP Livability Index, the world’s first nationwide, neighborhood-based index measuring livability, to determine the location of the new Space Command headquarters.
True livable communities take the whole community into account, including all members and all neighborhoods.
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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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By Jana Lynott & Shannon Guzman, AARP Public Policy Institute
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You like where you live. Your community is the perfect fit, you say.
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Can you believe the 2015 football season is drawing to a close? Indeed, Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday, Feb. 7: Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos vs. Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers.
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One of my very best friends died three years ago. He happened to be my grandfather, who was 96 years old. He  was ready. It was time.
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Many cold cities in the Midwest, like Madison, Wisconsin, rate highly for livability.
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The Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages does a few unique things and we are glad to know that residents and policymakers are beginning to use it. The index’s categories cover the wide range of issues that affect people’s lives and their ability to stay in their neighborhood if they…
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