Plus: Remodeling Dollars and Sense
November 16, 2016  
Livable Communities Newsletter
Home Page   |   About Us   |   Tool Kits & Resources   |   A-Z Archives
A Key to Profitably Aging in Place
Join AARP's Nancy LeaMond, former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Airbnb executive Sarah Bianchi and Gene Sperling, an economist and consultant to Airbnb, for an online discussion and Q&A about the benefits of home sharing for older adults. Mark your calendar for Monday, November 21, 3-4 p.m. (ET).
Remodeling Dollars and Sense
Certain aging-friendly home renovations can greatly improve a house or apartment’s comfort, livability and value.
Livability News & Notes
A House Re-Defined — See three winning designs from the “2016 Home Today, Home Tomorrow Design Challenge.” Source: ►
The Elevator Commute — Buildings designed to contain both commercial and residential spaces are, literally, on the rise. Source: The New York Times ►
The Magic of Micro-Apartments — Enabling single people to affordably live on their own rather than with roommates frees up larger, multi-bedroom units for families. Source: Los Angeles Times ►
Events, Resources & More
Document the Dangers — Help the National Complete Streets Coalition illustrate its upcoming “Dangerous by Design” report by sharing photos of the dangerous roadways near you. Learn How ►
Hurry Up! — America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative will award grantees up to $1,500 for projects that increase walking and walkability. Deadline: November 18 ►
A Smart Offer — Enter for a chance to win a 3-day registration and 4-nights of free lodging to attend the 2017 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in St. Louis. Apply by December 7 ►
The next issue of the AARP Livable Communities Newsletter will be published on Wednesday, November 30.