Plus: 2 Webinars + 1 Grant Opportunity
November 30, 2022
Livable Communities Newsletter
Publications & Resources
Gingerbread houses are helping raise awareness about the value and need for accessory dwelling units. (Learn what those are below.) Check out the festive creations inspired by AARP efforts in Des Moines, Iowa, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
TAKE A PEEK AT THE TASTY TREATS
Small Homes With Big Impacts
An accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, is a small house or apartment that exists on the same property lot as a single-family residence. ADUs provide an affordable, flexible and often income-generating housing option that meets the needs of older adults and young households alike.
LEARN (AND GET) THE ABCs OF ADUs
Livability News & Notes
— Despite accounting for only 24 percent of the world population in 2020, people age 50 or older represent nearly 34 percent of the global gross domestic product. Through its spending on goods and services, the 50-plus population supports one-third of the world’s jobs.
AARP Global Longevity Economy Outlook
— Learn how to access and use data and online resources from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey by attending a free webinar (
) Thursday, December 1 at 2 pm EST.
U.S. Census Bureau
— Rural residents, policymakers, advocates and researchers will share their knowledge and expertise about the disparities impacting older adults in rural New York and provide examples of programs and policies that are making an impact. Attendees from anywhere can register for this free, online event happening on Tuesday, December 6, from 9 am to 1 pm EST.
AARP New York
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