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May 24, 2017  
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Main Street Gets a Makeover
Enjoy a virtual visit to Vermont (via a slideshow and video) to see how a temporary, three-day transformation made downtown Bethel pop!
YOUR TOUR BEGINS HERE
Bethel Better Block
A pop-up demonstration project in this small community’s downtown transforms a single block into a vibrant destination — and shows the potential for new businesses, safer streets and improved livability.
LEARN HOW IT HAPPENED
Livability News & Notes
Caring for Neighbors Who Are Aging-in-Place — Volunteers in and around Toledo, Ohio, check in on older adults who live alone. Source: The Blade ►
Learning From an Aging-Focused Place — To gain first-hand knowledge about the needs of the elderly, two gerontology students move into a retirement home. Source: STAT ►
The Isolation of Aging in an Auto-Oriented Place — A parking lot encounter between a community planner and an elderly woman provides lessons we all can learn from. Source: Strong Towns ►
Events, Resources & More
Visit Vermont for Real — Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger invites mayors, mayoral staffers and innovation professionals to visit his city this August for two Mayors Innovation Project events. Learn More and Register ►
Statewide Aging Services Mobile App — The New York State Office for the Aging’s new “Aging Services” app provides New York’s more than 3.7 million older adults with information about benefits, programs, services, housing, transportation options and much more. Discover What It Does ►
We’re Winning! — Excuse us while we celebrate a few of our recent achievements. AARP.org/livable, the AARP book Where We Live and the AARP Livable Communities eNewsletter (this newsletter!) are new winners of several awards. Here’s the List ►
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