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Richmond, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project installed picnic tables, benches and signage, plus improvements in the trail system, to an urban ecopark.

Milbank, SD

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project installed bike racks, benches, signage, water fountains and playground equipment at the city's parks.

Wellston, OK

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project helped to upgrade a park with a new walking trail, tables, benches and games, as well as improved pavilion restrooms.

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Delaware County, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: To give older adult residents of an affordable housing complex a space to gather, SourcePoint and Age-Friendly Delaware County created an accessible community garden. Volunteers installed raised beds to enable gardeners to work without needing to kneel down. Additionally, they laid an ADA-complaint crushed gravel path, added accessible benches and erected an aluminum fence around the space. Today, St. Michael's Community Garden hosts programming for gardeners and non-gardeners alike, including healthy cooking classes. Project organizers say the garden has helped combat social isolation, and senior housing residents now grow produce in their own backyard, which helps reduce their grocery bills.

Galena, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Supporting family caregivers

Description: The project will support older adults and family caregivers with enhanced digital and in-person programs to alleviate isolation.

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