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Nearby AARP Community Challenge Grantees

Northfield, MN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: The Red Chair Project gives older adults and people with disabilities attending community concerts and events the assurance that accessible, comfortable seating is available for them. FiftyNorth and Age-Friendly Northfield purchased 52 sturdy chairs with hand rests, as well as signage for use during outdoor events. City employees and volunteers set up the chairs for public gatherings, including the annual Defeat of Jesse James celebration and the Grand Parade.

Lake City, MN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: This project will provide older homeowners access to accessory dwelling unit design blueprints, selected through a design competition, as well as information about the benefits of ADUs.

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