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Two localities in Arizona received 2019 AARP Community Challenge grants for projects to enhance safety, mobility and health for all residents.
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The first Toastmasters Club for the Hard of Hearing in the United States — Audible Talkers — will be holding its inaugural meeting on Monday, July 1, 2019 from 6:00 pm. to 7:00 p.m. in the Tempe Public Library. The Club will meet the first and third Monday of every month.
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By Miriam Davidson
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AARP Community Challenge Grants Are Back in 2018
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Valentines Day is a time when people show feelings of love, affection and friendship. The story you are about to read is the real reason this romantic celebration is so touching to so many of us. We hope you enjoy reading this letter sent by one of our members.
City of Tucson Welcome to AARP Network of Age Friendly Cities - City Council Steve Kozachik Mayor Jonathan Rothschild AARP Maria Ramirez-Trillo ELDER Alliance Jim Murphy
TUCSON, Arizona – On January 24, 2017, AARP presented to Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the City of Tucson Council the official designation of the AARP Network of Age Friendly Communities.  As the 122nd community in the U.S. and first in Arizona to sign on to the network, Tucson’s civic leaders will have access to global resources and information on age-friendly best practices, models of assessment and implementation, and the experiences of towns and cities around the world.
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By Ford Burkhart
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Tempe is moving forward in its bid to become Arizona’s first “dementia friendly” city by raising awareness about cognitive decline and meeting the needs of its aging population.
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