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San Juan, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will equip a technology room with tablets to promote digital literacy for older adults. The space will host classes on internet access and the use of electronic devices and websites.

Gaithersburg, MD

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will provide older adults with one-on-one technology lessons. High school students will teach participants to complete online forms, access health portals and participate in telehealth appointments.

Honolulu, HI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will provide digital skills training, as well as laptops and tablets, to food pantry volunteers. Participants will learn to navigate the organization's online volunteer and e-commerce systems, helping them serve residents facing food insecurity.

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Memphis, TN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Roadway/sidewalks/crosswalk improvement

Description: The City of Memphis hoped to encourage residents of the Crosstown neighborhood to walk. They replaced and repaired sidewalks at the Lewis Center, the local senior center. To encourage people to use a new urban walking trail, the City also installed signage directing people to the path. A designated rest stop along the trail includes benches and planters, giving walkers a place to stretch, rest and socialize. Future plans include upgrades to crosswalks at the neighborhood senior center, as well as accessibility improvements at other public facilities and outdoor spaces. The Lewis Center also hopes to convene walking groups, giving older adults the opportunity to exercise in a social setting.

Memphis, TN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Entrepreneurship and improved economic resilience

Description: This project will provide free personal will and estate planning services to older adults unable to afford private attorneys. The goal is to ensure participants' homes and assets are passed down to the intended recipients.

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