Visitability in the VI
Español Want to save some tax money and ensure you can stay in your home as you age?  You can save as much as 20% on your property taxes for up to 10 years if you plan ahead.
MO streets
The Florissant City Council has approved an ordinance creating a “Complete Streets” policy to guide community leaders in designing, building and maintaining streets that are safe and accessible for all users.
Chances are good you’ve settled comfortably into your home and aren’t planning to rent a moving van any day soon. AARP surveys consistently show that people 50+ wanted to stay in their current homes as long as possible; but research also indicates that often the homes we live in may not meet your changing needs. Does your home have stairs? How wide are those doors and hallways? How accessible are your bathrooms? Whether you are planning to stay or are considering moving, planning ahead now will serve you well in the future.
Age-friendly home
By Elaine Friesen-Strang
Visitability Program comes to the VI
Español The wait is over! Virgin Islands homeowners can NOW participate in the program that AARP and its Visitability Coalition partners worked so hard to make available.
Disabled Access
Virgin Islanders can get a tax break for improvements that make their homes more “visitable”—meaning more accessible to people with disabilities.
DC is becoming more Age-Friendly
It’s official.  District of Columbia Mayor Vincent has committed DC to being one of seven pilot sites in the AARP Network of  Age-Friendly Communities.  At a news conference on October 3 rd, Mayor Gray announced that becoming an age-friendly city is the first of four goals in the city’s Strategic Plan for Community Living in an Age-Friendly City.  The commitment marks the beginning of a multi-year planning and implementation process in the District.
AARP Logo with state logos in background
Three small organizations with big plans have been selected to receive Community Action Sponsorships from AARP Vermont to support their efforts to make Burlington a more livable city.  AARP Vermont launched the Community Action Sponsorship Program in 2010 as a way to provide modest grant funds and technical support to community groups whose missions were consistent with those of the Burlington Livable Community Project. This citywide collaborative project seeks to prepare Burlington for the rapidly aging demographic shift – particularly in the areas of housing, mobility and community engagement.
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