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San Diego, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Engaging residents alongside thought leaders in problem solving

Description: To raise awareness about the needs of older adults and the ways communities can be more age-friendly, consumer advocacy organization CARR created boomer.ology, a conversation-starting board game. The game is based on the 8 Domains of Livability framework used by the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. CARR designed the game to be set up at public events. To play, participants move their game pawns across the board based on their answers to a series of questions on housing, transportation, outdoor spaces and buildings, social participation, health and community services, respect and social inclusion, communication and information and civic participation and employment.

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Orosi, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Walkability

Description: This project will recruit volunteers aged 50 to conduct six walk audits along two busy traffic corridors. The organization will host two community meetings to discuss how to use the data to increase street safety.

Fresno, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: Funding will support a competition that will invite local students and the design, construction and engineering community to design a sustainable accessory dwelling unit that can be used in a multigenerational setting.


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