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August 15, 2018 
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10 Ways to Welcome Older Consumers
Retailers are recognizing the need to be age-friendly. The Age-Friendly Honolulu coalition offers them advice for engaging with kūpuna. (That’s Hawaiian for “older adults.”)
START WITH ALOHA
10 Questions From Boomer.ology
Test your knowledge about age-friendliness, boomers, livable communities and more. Here’s a prep question: Which came first, the Boomer Generation or the Silent Generation?
TAKE THE QUIZ
Events, Resources & More
Legacy Cities Receive Some Love — The leaders of communities characterized
by abandoned factories, struggling shops and vacant homes are engaging residents to revitalize neighborhoods one block at a time. Source: Cities of Service ►
Tiny Homes Turn a Corner — More and more county governments are tweaking their zoning codes to allow very small houses. Source: NACo.org ►
How to Transform an Abandoned Property — A civil engineer offers three basic, but very important, steps to follow. Source: Center for Creative Land Recycling ►
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The top two articles are adapted from Where We Live: Communities for All Ages.
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The AARP Livable Communities newsletter will be taking a summer break.
We’ll publish again on Wednesday, September 5.
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