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Duluth, MN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Developing projects based on residents' priorities

Description: This project engaged teams of participants to design solutions that will make the city more age-friendly, with a focus on areas such as housing, transportation and more.

Chula Vista, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Developing projects based on residents' priorities

Description: To honor community elders and bring awareness to the value of older adults in the community, the City of Chula Vista invited older residents to submit photographs and stories of their lives. They then selected several to adorn banners, which the City displayed on light posts along major streets. Additionally, the banners included the URL for a website where residents can read the featured stories and find age-friendly resources. This program ensures that the older adults in our lives know that they are appreciated for the important role they have in our community, Mayor Mary Casillas Salas said.

Pittsburgh, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Developing projects based on residents' priorities

Description: This project interviewed older residents about Lawrenceville's history and their firsthand experiences in the neighborhood. Lawrenceville United made those stories available on a history website and displayed them through public art.

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Philadelphia, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Public spaces improvements to increase high-speed internet availability

Description: To help older adults access the internet, the Center in the Park created a cafe onsite, which offers free Wi-Fi access to visitors.

Philadelphia, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Trails

Description: This project installed informational kiosks promoting Cobb Creek Trail. Volunteers installed the kiosks along the trail. Additionally, the Clean Air Council stated two entertainment programs at the Environment Center geared toward older adults.

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