aging in place
AARP hosts designer and TV personality Ty Pennington for a discussion about home improvement ideas and how to make a home more comfortable to age in.
Today more than ever, ADU policies show a commitment to supporting livability through housing opportunity and choice for people of all ages.
Two years of the COVID-19 public health crisis have clarified the steps needed to establish a more secure future for all.
Minnesota has put a number of foundational strategies in place to meet the needs of older adults while managing the growth in our programs
Well-designed, transit-rich neighborhoods provide many benefits to residents of all ages, as I document in, “ Independence Found in Downsizing to a Transit Rich Neighborhood.” These neighborhoods also provide dividends to the larger community, generating higher property values, rents, and revenue…
Most of us take our mobility for granted. We grab our keys and head out to work, buy groceries, and shuttle our kids to movies and soccer practice—all without a second thought. But for the one-third of Americans who don’t drive and many others who lack access to a working vehicle, transportation…
"Who here," asks architect Sarah Susanka, addressing a packed ballroom of housing industry professionals at the 2016 HIVE (housing innovation, vision and economics) Conference in Los Angeles, "is looking forward to retiring?" Several arms shoot into the air.
On Monday, we — as a nation — celebrated the 240 th Anniversary of Independence Day. Many of us turned on our grills, took in a parade, watched fireworks or spent the day with family and friends. Where and how we celebrated is in many ways emblematic of our freedom to choose our own path.
You like where you live. Your community is the perfect fit, you say.
The AARP HomeFit Guide is filled with information about how home modifications — from small tweaks to full-fledged renovations — can make a home safer and more livable for older adults and people of all ages.
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