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Louisville, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: This project will host a design competition to select and purchase at least three pre-approved plans for accessory dwelling units, which will then be available to the public free of charge.

Roanoke, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: The project will stage an accessory dwelling unit design competition that will increase public awareness of this housing option. The competition will result in a set of plans that homeowners and developers can use to build an ADU on a single-family residential lot.

Bellingham, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: This project will launch an accessory dwelling unit design competition and make plans for ADUs available to the public in order to promote the housing solution, particularly for older residents.

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Florida City, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project will use aeroponic gardening as an alternative to traditional gardening methods, bringing residents of various ages together to cultivate plants. The produce will go to community fridges and choice pantries, where older people can obtain food at no cost.

Cutler Bay, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: To encourage residents to exercise and socialize with one another, the Town of Cutler Bay added accessible exercise equipment - with a shade canopy to keep visitors cool -- to Cutler Ridge Park. Although Hurricane Irma damaged the park during installation, the new equipment now gives older adults the opportunity to improve their balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and coordination. Project organizers say many older adults visit the park with their children and using the new fitness machines, which resemble playground equipment, can feel more like playing than exercising. Since the project's completion. the Town has installed similar fitness equipment at two other local parks.

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