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Livable Communities

The commission represents 11 counties serving 5.04 million Georgians.
AARP Georgia celebrates the 2024 Challenge Grant recipients, whose innovative projects enhance community safety, beauty, and connectivity across urban, suburban, and rural areas.
The commission represents 10 counties serving 533,696 Georgians.
Members of the LGBTQ+ community have fought for their rights yet continues to face obstacles as they age: social isolation, discrimination and limited access to health care. AARP has launched initiatives to help.
Seven local entities in Georgia won AARP Community Challenge grants this year, totaling nearly $100,000, for quick-turnaround projects that aim to increase livability.
It’s been a decade since Macon-Bibb County became the nation’s first community designated “age friendly” in AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. Since then, 99 more cities, counties and communities in the Peach State have joined, pledging to become places that are welcoming and livable for people of all ages.
The 16 counties represented by the Commission join over 600 other communities across the nation that have committed to preparing for an aging population.
Amenities for older adults, particularly access to transportation, allow older Georgians to age in place at home and maintain independence.
Communities across Georgia are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
Are you interested in learning about different illnesses and diseases that affect many lives? Join AARP Georgia for the first discussion of the Living with Series on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at 11 a.m. via Zoom. The first event will focus on how prostate cancer affects families and entire communities. The event is free, but registration is required.
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