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Ferguson, MO

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: This project will offer training on home modifications to enable older residents to live longer in their homes. Courses will focus on energy efficiency, renovation and remodeling resources and inexpensive projects.

West Allis, WI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: The fire department will provide home safety inspections using the AARP HomeFit Guide, mitigating fall risks in older adults' homes. Firefighters will then install safety devices, such as bathroom grab bars and smoke detectors.

Phoenix, AZ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: A retired general contractor will train older adult residents on home safety modifications. He will also suggest needed upgrades, such as bathroom grab bars, raised toilet seats and lighting, and help install them.

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Portland, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Trails

Description: This project will replace missing wayfinding signs along a 46-mile trail network. The trails offer safe routes for older adults who don't wish to drive or enjoy walking for recreation.

Tigard, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Entrepreneurship and improved economic resilience

Description: The City of Tigard hoped to create a business incubator to help local entrepreneurs test out their ideas. So the City launched its Tigard on Roll Program, purchasing two food trucks outfitted with commercial restaurant equipment. Startup food vendors can apply to lease the trucks at a reduced rate, and the City provides coaching from business advisors. The trucks -- which sit in Tigard's new Universal Plaza -- also offer an important amenity to residents of downtown. The incubator program specifically targets entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities, which it supports by reducing start-up costs and offering mentorship. Today, residents can find the trucks at a weekly farmers market and at the annual Taste of Tigard food festival.

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