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The Good Life

The World Health Organization’s Global Age-Friendly Cities and Communities project has identified eight domains of livability that influence the quality of life of older adults. Herewith, a pictorial tour through the domains.

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The 8 Domains of Livability 

          

The World Health Organization's Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities has identified eight domains of livability that influence the quality of life of older adults.

The domains are also used as a framework and starting point by the U.S.-based towns, cities and counties that belong to the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities.

Lexington in the National Spotlight

Lexington is making headlines for being a great place to live, work, and play!

Southern Living Magazine, The South's Best Cities On the Rise 2021: In a ranking that included 10 southern cities, Southern Living wrote that Lexington has become known for “much more than just its bluegrass music and racetracks.” Lexington was 6th in the ranking.


Travel & Leisure, The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2021: Lexington ranked as a top place to travel in 2021! 


Old Frankfort Pike Designated a National Scenic Byway: On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Department of Transportation approved the 2021 designations to America’s Byways®. The Old Frankfort Pike Historic and Scenic Byway has been designated as a National Scenic Byway and will officially join the collection of America’s Byways®. This spring, take some time to check out Old Frankfort Pike and enjoy the scenic Bluegrass!


- TripSaavy, The Best Staycation in Every State: Lexington ranked as the best staycation in Kentucky!