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Lewisville, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: The city will host a design competition to encourage construction of accessory dwelling units and increase age-friendly and affordable housing options. The project will include outreach efforts in English and Spanish, as well as Hakha Chin for migrants from Myanmar.

Tucson, AZ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: This project will develop a design competition to promote accessory dwelling units and create a model plan catalog featuring ADUs that support a variety of needs, including for older adults and multigenerational families.

Iowa City, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: The project will stage a competition for children age 17 and younger, who will design Lego replicas of accessory dwelling units to promote the housing type as an affordable option for older adults.

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South Euclid, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: This project will teach fall prevention strategies to older adults living in the Cleveland suburbs. Participants will also receive safety kits.

Cleveland, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: Pickleball -- a game that's a combination of tennis and ping pong -- has exploded in popularity. Because of its relatively small court, the sport involves less running, making it gentler on knees and joints than tennis, so it's particularly appealing to older adults. To accommodate demand for playing space, the City of Findlay converted unused, dilapidated tennis courts in Riverside Park into eight new pickleball courts. Bleacher seating onsite enables the new courts to host leagues and tournaments. Project organizers also installed a bulletin board for sharing information, as well as a wind screen to shield players. Since construction completed, City staff report the courts are full nearly every morning.

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