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Easton, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: A walk and run audit through downtown Easton will identify a suitable walking and running path for health-conscious older adults. JLV will distribute online and written surveys and will share the audit's results with city officials.

Shreve, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: This project will provide walk audits near two parks, the library and Shreve's downtown. The village will recruit older adults to participate and provide feedback on how to improve pedestrian safety and mobility.

Reno, NV

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: Walk audits will evaluate sidewalks, intersections and vacancy and blight conditions in three downtown dining districts. The findings will help inform walkability and connectivity improvements, particularly for older adults.

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East Providence, RI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The City of East Providence set out to support intergenerational activities in a dense residential neighborhood. To achieve this, they made improvements to a park frequented by residents of all ages. The City installed benches, ADA-accessible picnic tables and game tables in Central Avenue Park. The improvements allow grandparents to sit and watch their grandchildren play in the park's splash pad, older adults to engage youth in a game of checkers or chess and families to enjoy a picnic together. Organizers say the project helped East Providence realize the final elements of their recently completed parks master plan.

Westport, MA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Public or private transit access

Description: This project established a fixed-route transportation service for older adults, operating one day per week between common shopping, banking and medical destinations in this rural community.

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