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Houston, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: A series of trainings will teach veterans and older adults about modifications to make their homes safer and more comfortable, allowing them to age in place. The project will also create a community display showcasing various home modifications.

Spring Valley, WI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: This project will train volunteers to identify and correct fall risks in the homes of older adults and people with disabilities. Participants have requested help installing handrails on indoor and outdoor stairs, adding grab bars in bathrooms and securing or replacing rugs.

Pinellas Park, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: HomeFit Modifications

Description: This project will install grab bars in the homes of residents age 50 or older. These residents have frequently used the local EMS response system and are considered at high risk of falling.

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Greendale, WI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Improved wayfinding

Description: After gathering feedback from focus groups with residents, the Greendale Health Department installed directional signs and benches along the village's walking trails. A number of local organizations participated, including the Girls Scouts and students from the local school district. With help from the Greendale Women's Club, they also created and distributed maps of the trails. Project organizers say the effort allowed for community engagement and the new benches, signs and map help residents and visitors better utilize the community's trails.

Milwaukee, WI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Engaging people in transportation options/safety

Description: This project creates a traffic calming lending library in Milwaukee, giving residents the power to try out traffic safety designs on their street so they can understand what options would most effectively address their concerns.

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