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Marshall, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The county will install outdoor exercise equipment and create a community space geared toward older adult residents. The county currently has no gyms or fitness centers with adult exercise equipment.

Delaware, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The City of Dallas upgraded Unity Park, adding fitness equipment and ADA-compliant benches. To make the space more appealing, the City also upgraded the park's lighting and landscaping.

Omaha, NE

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: As part of efforts to revitalize a vacant building in Upland Park, this project made accessibility upgrades nearby. Project organizers installed a new walking path and accessible seating onsite. To beautify the space, volunteers worked to create public art. Additionally, this project replaced temporary garden beds with permanent raised-bed planters, which allow people to garden without having to squat down -- making the activity possible for people of all ages and abilities.

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Corry, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Trails

Description: When the City of Corry developed its long-term strategic plan, one of its primary objectives was improving access to greenspace. Most residents live more than a ten-minute walk from local parks and trails. To better connect neighborhoods to a local greenway, Impact Corry transformed an underused, overgrown pathway into an accessible trail. Volunteers worked to install amenities along the route, including benches designed by local artists and a pollinator-friendly gardens. Project organizers also added solar-powered crossing beacons street intersections to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe.

Erie, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: This project will offer free home modifications to older adults, including installation of grab bars, handheld shower heads, lighting fixtures and window air conditioners.

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