Against the Odds: Older Worker Reemployment in Today's Economy - AARP
The AARP Public Policy Institute released a report on the results of a survey of the experiences of nearly 2,500 workers ages 45-70 who've faced unemployment in the past five years. CEO Jo Ann Jenkins provided opening remarks. (2015)
The Vía RecreActiva: A Successful Open Streets Program - AARP
See how Guadalajara, Mexico's World Renown Open Streets program offers a 41 mile network of car-free streets that enable residents to walk, run, bike, skate, dance and play for a few hours every week, contributing to an overall culture of health.
Parris Glendening on Transit-Oriented Development Zones
Paris Glendening from Smart Growth America discusses transit-oriented development zones and private-sector funding models as solutions to some of the challenges communities face.
Parris Glendening on Complete Streets
Parris Glendening from Smart Growth America discusses the importance of walkability and complete streets in enhancing the quality of life of older Americans.
Parris Glendening on Smart Growth and Population Aging
Parris Glendening from Smart Growth America explains the concept of smart growth and discusses the challenges communities face in accommodating the needs of an aging population
Jonathan Walters, GOVERNING, on Approaches to Change
Jonathan Walters from GOVERNING Magazine discusses his insights from the livable communities forums AARP and GOVERNING hosted in 2012. Among them: government often gets in the way of smart growth solutions.
Jane Hickie on Accessible Housing
What if all post-Sandy reconstruction focused on acccessible housing? Jane Hickie from the Stanford Longevity Center discusses disaster as an opportunity to scale solutions and transform a generation of architects and planners.
Jane Hickie on Repurposing Golf Courses
Jane Hickie from the Stanford Longevity Center discusses the need to retrofit suburbs for an aging population and proposes some creative solutions.
Susan Robinson, ICMA, on Livability
Susan Robinson from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) discusses challenges facing municipalities in preparing for the age wave. Public-private partnerships are key, as is the need to develop infrastructure for a person's ent
Best Places to Retire: Grand Rapids
See how Grand Rapids has the "Midwestern Swagger" that's perfect for your retirement needs.
Who’s Building Complete Streets?
More than 100 communities around the country with AARP Public Policy Institute' s Jana Lynott. (2011)
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