Six grants totaling $65,000 were awarded to Oregon nonprofits this year, as a part of AARP's 2023 Community Grant Challenge. The program funds projects that improve quality of live for people of all ages. This year's winners will focus on improving public spaces, digital connections, equity, transportation and housing.
The topics for the event, hosted by AARP Michigan, will include ways to prevent or delay cognitive decline, tips to recognize symptoms and get a diagnosis, treatment and resource options and racial and ethnic disparities in brain health.
AARP Indiana is working to help address a statewide shortage of affordable housing, including helping fund and build a Habitat for Humanity home in Evansville. Other steps include advocating for zoning adjustments and initiatives aimed at diversifying Indiana’s housing stock.
A real estate company that promises homeowners quick cash in exchange for the future right to sell their property has come under fire from consumer advocates and the Ohio attorney general, who says its practices are “illegal” and “shameful.”
Missouri is battling a persistent gap between its high-speed internet haves and have-nots. State officials are seeking input on how to spend a windfall from Washington—of up to $1 billion—to expand broadband access.