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Dubuque, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Innovative home maintenance, repair and support services

Description: Local students will complete home modifications for low-income older adults, allowing them to age in place. The effort will also offer on-the-job training, mentorship and life planning assistance for participating students.

Cleveland, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Innovative home maintenance, repair and support services

Description: This project provided free home-repair services to older adults in the Union-Miles neighborhood.

Elgin, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Innovative home maintenance, repair and support services

Description: This project will help low-income older residents remain safely in their homes by providing repairs and modifications that address health, safety or code violations issues.

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Waukegan, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will help low-income older adults obtain an affordable internet subscription. Additionally, participants will receive free laptop or tablet, along with in digital literacy training.

Greendale, WI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Improved wayfinding

Description: After gathering feedback from focus groups with residents, the Greendale Health Department installed directional signs and benches along the village's walking trails. A number of local organizations participated, including the Girls Scouts and students from the local school district. With help from the Greendale Women's Club, they also created and distributed maps of the trails. Project organizers say the effort allowed for community engagement and the new benches, signs and map help residents and visitors better utilize the community's trails.

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