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Pocatello, ID

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Engaging residents in vibrant public places

Description: United Seniors Project will hold a pop-up event to welcome community members to the future site of a new community gathering space, designed for intergenerational programming related to physical, mental, emotional and social health. Attendees will be able to see plans for the building, ask questions and give their feedback.

Portland, ME

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Engaging residents in vibrant public places

Description: The grant will fund a badminton league, disc golf practice sessions and chess and board-game events to help bring people together with fun activities.

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Seattle, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Engaging residents alongside thought leaders in problem solving

Description: Seattle's city government invited technology specialists, designers and older adults to take part in a weekend hackathon. Participants brainstormed ways to use public data and technology to understand the built environment and improve the lives of Seattle's older adult residents. The City offered cash prizes to teams with winning ideas. Team Pandora for Streets took home the top prize for their map that used unusual crowdsourced data to evaluate the urban environment, such as street-level smells and noises. Other winning projects used crowdsourced bus stop data to evaluate accessibility and visualized needed repairs to Seattle's sidewalk network. Part of the Age-Friendly Seattle initiative, the civic hackathon reflects Seattle's commitment to becoming a livable community for people of all ages and abilities, Candice Faber, the city's civic technology advocate, said.

Seattle, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Lifelong housing and accessibility

Description: The project will renovate the Home's Day Center to improve accessibility, launch health education sessions and offer holistic support for low-income older adults, particularly women experiencing homelessness and economic insecurity.

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