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Dec
02
Dan Burden

Active Aging Builds Social Connections: Q&A with Dan Burden

As a member of Active Living By Design’s (ALBD’s) inaugural National Advisory Committee (NAC) from 2002-2005, Dan Burden helped us understand what it takes to create activity-friendly communities for everyone. ...

Nov
04
11-4-2015

Aging Gracefully Through Site Design and Community Connections

I have the “honor” of being the oldest person at Active Living By Design and one of only two Baby Boomers in a sea of Gen Xers, Gen Ys and ...

Jun
03
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A Blighted Philadelphia Park Becomes Neighborhood’s Jewel

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Philadelphia’s 87-acre Hunting Park has had a miracle resurgence thanks to community activists and a broad-based coalition. Established in 1856, Hunting Park’s neglected ...

Apr
20
Chattanooga_Playground

Open Use Policy Provides 210 Acres of Playground and Green Space in Chattanooga/Hamilton County

What happens when a community partnership embraces its power? Can community-driven change really lead to broad scale policy change? When I think about the recent success of the HKHC East ...

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