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Littleton, NH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: This project will provide audiovisual technology and support to community groups meeting at the Littleton Community Center, allowing transportation-disadvantaged persons to remotely attend events.

Detroit, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: To welcome older adults and people with mobility challenges, this project installed an ADA-compliant boardwalk and deck near Mission Point, a nursing and rehabilitation facility. In addition to creating a flat walking surface, volunteers installed seating to give visitors a place to rest. The improvements are part of the larger Circle Forest project, an effort to clean up and restore native wildlife to twelve vacant lots in Detroit.

Cokeville, WY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2020

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: To help visitors with disabilities access its programming, the Cokeville Senior Citizens Center made repairs to its buildings and grounds. To make the Center ADA-complaint, project organizers replaced dangerous, crumbling concrete, repaired a stairway, constructed a new sidewalk to the parking lot and replaced a deteriorated wooden deck. The Center also beautified its courtyard to accommodate outdoor gatherings, adding a barbeque area, new lighting, seating and planters to grow vegetables.

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Akron, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: The project will create a new urban farm for the neighborhood, which is home to African and Bhutanese immigrant families, with individual garden plots and elevated beds for older gardeners.

Alliance, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Addressing community health

Description: This project will transform a vacant space inside an old elementary school building into a full-service grocery store located next to senior high-rise apartments.

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