Plus: How Healthy is Your Community?
April 18, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Visit Maine (Right Now!)*
With a median population age of 43, Maine is the “oldest state” in the nation. (Florida, in case we just confused you, has the largest
of people 65+.) In recognition of Maine’s senior status, AARP Maine helped create a new magazine.
*If you’re a Mainer, enjoy reading about where you live!
FLIP THROUGH THE DEBUT ISSUE
Or read some of the articles online
And Take a Trip to Japan
is an annual publication from AARP International. Among the contents of this year’s edition are several articles and stunning photographs about age and aging in Japan. (A Travel Tip: While you can read the issue online, download the full print edition to fully experience the sites and scenes.)
BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY HERE
Find a Ride in Florida
— Turns out the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Transportation host an interactive website that helps older people get where they need to go.
How Healthy Is Your Community?
— The answer is available through a new, interactive “Healthiest Communities Ranking” tool. If being in the Top 10 is important to you, you might be living in Colorado, or may want to consider moving there.
U.S. News & World Report
Help Plant 50,000 Trees
— Arbor Day is April 27, and events and activities will be happening nationwide. Check out the map, pledge to plant a tree this month, or choose a way to get someone else to plant a tree for you.
Don’t Forget These Deadlines: Applications for the
2018 AARP Community Challenge
are due by May 16
Session proposals for the
2018 AARP Livable Communities National Conference
are due by May 31
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