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Where We Live

AARP's free book Where We Live: Communities for All Ages highlights more than 100 initiatives that mayors nationwide have launched to improve their communities, respond to pressing issues, and build partnerships.

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CHAPTERS

Creating a Fit and Healthy Community PODCAST

As obesity rates rise, mayors are taking action to help citizens improve diets and get moving. READ MORE.

Connecting the Community PODCAST

Communities that engage citizens are places people want to live. READ MORE.

Helping Citizens Fulfill Their Potential

Mayors are investing in the success of their residents to help their communities keep pace with the demands of a technologically driven economy. READ MORE.

Making Communities Places Where People Want to Live

Mayors are revitalizing neighborhoods to attract new residents. READ MORE.

Better Housing Options for Stronger Communities

Safe, affordable and accessible housing is a critical priority for forward-looking mayors. READ MORE.

Transforming Transportation Reaps Cross-Generational Benefits

Elected leaders are prioritizing how citizens get to where they need to go. READ MORE.

About the Author

Nancy LeaMond

Nancy LeaMond is the author of Where We Live: Communities for All Ages. As AARP's chief advocacy and engagement officer, she has responsibility for driving the organization's social mission on behalf of Americans 50-plus and their families. Nancy leads government affairs and legislative campaigns for AARP, widely seen as one of the most powerful advocacy organizations in the country. She also manages public education, volunteerism, multicultural outreach and engagement, and she directs major AARP initiatives that include supporting family caregivers through advocacy, education, innovative programs and expanding AARP's local footprint in communities across the country. Nancy's team includes 650 staff and more than 17,000 volunteers across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Connect on LinkedIn.