New AARP Livability Index

You can compare South Shores with other communities nation-wide (three at a time) by using AARP's new Livability Index: click here
... then type the address (or select a prompted address as you type) and click the blue push-pin, then Add to Comparison, then View Comparison.

To see what AARP considers the top 30 neighborhoods in the country, click here.

(The following is from the May, 2015 issue of AARP Bulletin.)

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Why did AARP develop the Livability Index?

As the U.S. population ages, we face a serious challenge: our communities are not prepared for an aging society. In an effort to address this urgent problem, AARP sought to help consumers and policymakers decide whether their communities are places where residents can easily live as they get older. Taking a multifaceted approach to assessing livability at the neighborhood level, AARP developed this ground-breaking tool to jump-start community conversations about livability and encourage action by consumers and policymakers alike.