Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. This spending, however, must take place in a healthy marketplace.
These principles provide a flexible framework that applies to all consumer products and services:
A livable community is one that is safe and secure. It offers choices in where to live and how to get around.
Policymakers on the federal, state, and local levels have important roles in designing livable communities where residents of all ages can participate fully.
Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
People of all ages and ability levels need safe, decent, and affordable housing that will enable them to continue to live safely in their homes and communities as they get o