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Arlington, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Access to health care services

Description: This project will engage 25 volunteers to participate in a Senior Ambassador Program and provide older residents in their neighborhoods with information about local services. Additionally, the project will compile a Senior Resource Guide and translate it into Spanish.

Fairfax County, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2020

Project Category: Access to health care services

Description: When the COVID-19 pandemic made in-person medical appointments risky, CFH wanted to help local older adults make the most of online sessions with their health providers. To do this, CFH distributed telehealth kits to residents of Herndon Harbor House, a senior housing complex, allowing them to measure their vital signs at home. Each kit contained a digital thermometer and a wrist device that measures blood pressure. To ensure recipients could operate the devices, CFH included written instructions in several languages.

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Warrenton, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2020

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: To guide redevelopment of Eva Walker Park, this project developed a master plan to guide improvements to the beloved community space. Goals in the plan include enhancing a popular sledding hill with slides and a new staircase, constructing an amphitheater and pavilions and creating new basketball courts, gardens, paths and a playground. To kick off the plan's implementation, the Town created a contemplative garden at the park, adding benches, new landscaping, a concrete pathway and a decorative panel to beautify the park's gateway.

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