St. Paul, Minneapolis and Rochester were all ranked among the top 10 most livable “medium sized” cities in the country, according to data analyzed from the newly updated AARP Livability Index. Among
Join us to learn more about AARP’s new Livability Index that evaluates cities and neighborhoods on seven factors that affect health, transportation, engagement, opportunity, environment, and housing.
Staying healthy and vibrant was the theme from our Vital Aging Conference in Eugene this November. But if you missed it, we've posted the agenda along with websites to most of the sessions.
As part of its efforts to make Iowa communities better places to live and age, AARP will present tips and tools for livability at the Iowa League of Cities annual conference. More than 500 mayors and other municipal officials are expected to attend the Cedar Rapids event Sept. 23-25. Presenters will address an array of issues, including the challenges of a rapidly aging population.
How livable is your city, town or neighborhood? Will it continue to have everything you need to live comfortably and remain independent as you age? AARP’s Public Policy Institute set out to help individuals answer those questions when they developed the new AARP Livability Index. The online tool is a first of its kind resource that allows individuals to determine how well their communities are meeting their current and future needs. Anyone can use the tool, including residents, policy makers and the private sector, to measure how their location – down to the neighborhood level – rates across a wide range of metrics that reflect user friendliness, and customize their search based on their own priorities.
AARP today listed Virginia, Minnesota’s Southside neighborhood as one of the top 10 most livable neighborhoods in the nation. The list was part of the unveiling of AARP’s Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how well their communities are meeting their current and future needs. People, policy makers and the private sector can use the Livability Index to measure how their location – down to the neighborhood level – rates across a comprehensive range of metrics that reflect the resident experience.
New York City, and the Upper West Side in particular, are being recognized today by AARP as among the most livable places in the country to live for people 50-plus. The Upper West Side was named the second “Most Livable Neighborhood,” in the nation while New York City as a whole was named among the top five “Most Livable Cities” among large cities.
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