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Plus: Save a Date for Dr. Atul Gawande
February 7, 2018 
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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GrandPals Are a Great Idea
A partnership between Princeton, New Jersey, schools and a senior center benefits older people and very young pupils.
LEARN HOW IT WORKS
Trading Time for a Tax Break
Older homeowners in Medford, Massachusetts, lower their property tax bills by helping City Hall.
AND LEARN HOW THAT WORKS
Livability News & Notes
Why Businesses Misunderstand Old People — In this excerpt from his latest book, The Longevity Economy, MIT AgeLab director Joseph F. Coughlin declares, “Companies that treat older adults solely as needy and leisure-hungry will fare poorly.” Source: The Atlantic ►
When Old News Is Good News — A reporter assigned to write about the lives of six New Yorkers age 85 and older says, “No work I have ever done has brought me as much joy and hope, or changed my outlook on life as profoundly.” Source: The New York Times ►
A Conversation With Dr. Atul Gawande — Register now for a February 16 webinar with the famed surgeon, public health researcher, New Yorker writer and bestselling author of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Source: Grantmakers in Aging ►
The Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets Conference brings together planners, artists, public health advocates and others working to create safe streets that reflect the unique character of their communities. It’ll be happening in Nashville, April 3 and 4. Learn More and Register
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