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Three Forks, MT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will provide three pieces of exercise equipment along a walking loop, which is frequently used by older residents.

Anchorage, AK

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: Folker Park is a 2-acre urban forest located within the city of Anchorage. The park is adjacent to intergenerational living facilities and in the past was used by people of all ages. However, many of the park's volunteer caretakers have stopped routine maintenance, leaving many areas overgrown and essentially unusable. To improve the park, the Anchorage Park Foundation installed six outdoor musical instruments, a reflexology footpath, a healing maze and age-accessible fitness equipment. They also gathered volunteers to weed garden beds, pick up trash and plant flowers. Today, the park a central hub for the community once again, and a source of pride for residents.

Milnor, ND

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will install adult exercise equipment in a local, intergenerational playground to provide a wide range of activities for people of all ages and capabilities.

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Flint, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: The project recruited volunteers and installed raised beds at community gardens located at food banks and centers for older adults.

Rochester Hills, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This grant set out to create an intergenerational exercise space in Bloomer Park. Equipment for the space includes apparatuses for building core muscles, improving posture and working the upper and lower body. Additionally, the space features a water fountain and benches.

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