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Cities that aspire to be great places to live can take some tips from Macon-Bibb County, which in 2012 was the first place in Georgia to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities.
The American Planning Association recently recognized the city and county for efforts to make the area more age-friendly. The community has improved Tattnall Square Park by installing new sidewalks for pedestrians and a new garden and footbridge for exercisers.
AARP encourages communities to help people live easily and comfortably in their homes and neighborhoods as they age. Such improvements include safe, walkable streets; better housing and transportation options; access to key services; and opportunities for residents to engage in community activities.
Learn more at aarp.org/livable-communities.