Livable Communities

Project uses old wooden doors as the canvas for innovative artwork. Local artists, senior citizens, interested volunteers, and public workers will work jointly to create some 15 door designs highlighting the city's history.
Quick-action projects are helping make communities more livable for people of all ages in Kentucky.
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New ordinances passed in Louisville and Lexington last year, with the support of AARP Kentucky, are making it easier for residents to build convenient housing options known as accessory dwelling units, or ADUs.
A new survey of Louisville Metro Mayoral candidates for the May 17 primary elections. AARP Kentucky asked the candidates where they stand on issues important to Louisville voters 50-plus.
Many communities today lack the affordable, accessible, and varied housing options needed to meet people’s preferences, our changing demographics, and economic realities.
If eligible, apply through Applications are due March 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Selected projects will be publicly announced in June.
Two-day virtual conference featuring national experts and local leaders to help citizens and industry professionals alike to understand accessory dwelling units in detail.
An online introduction to Missing Middle Housing on December 15th.
Owensboro’s Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum and Webster County Senior Services selected to receive AARP Community Challenge Grants. Both projects are being funded as part of the fifth annual AARP Community Challenge Grant.
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Five Kentucky areas received 2021 AARP Community Challenge grants for quick-action projects to boost the quality of life for residents. 
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