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AARP’s Age-Friendly Network: Catalyzing State and Local Leadership for a More Livable Future for All

"Even before the pandemic hit, the value of pursuing a more 'age-friendly future' was evident." more

Maine, Worth a Lifetime

"Maine has the oldest population in the nation. If you, like some, react to that fact with sympathy for our graying state, I invite you instead to see it as we do: a unique opportunity."more

FlexDanmark Optimizes Scandinavian Software Solution to Deliver Efficient, High Quality Transportation to Its Citizens

In October 2018, AARP’s Office of Policy, Research and International Affairs staff Jana Lynott and Kim Sedmak traveled to Denmark for a study tour and video shoot of the successful FlexDanmark transportation system.more

Growing Older in Cities: Addressing the Twin Challenges of Ageing and Urbanization

For the first time in history, most people can expect to live to age 60 or beyond, although major inequalities in life expectancy persist both across and within countries.more

Guiding Massachusetts Toward an Age-Friendly Future

In April 2017, I established the first ever Governor’s Council on Aging in Massachusetts to provide advice on how we can promote healthy aging. Like most states, our population is getting older.more

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