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WASHINGTON—AARP Community Connections, a new online platform launched by AARP Innovation Labs today, allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick up groceries, provide financial assistance or lend emotional support to neighbors, friends and loved ones. Across the country, these informal online groups—also called “mutual aid” groups—help communities stay connected at a time when people must practice social distancing to stay safe.
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Completing surveys online or by phone early reduces need for door-to-door visits
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WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond, in a letter, urged Congress to take aggressive next steps to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and work to help older Americans, who are most at risk from coronavirus.
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Areas spruced up included an Atlanta neighborhood, Andrew College, and Newnan's Main Street.
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The Augusta VOLT Training Session was led by VOLTs Chris Palmer and Jean Yarsawich. Their agenda focused on facilitation techniques, fraud prevention, caregiving, and Age-Friendly Livable Communities.
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MicroLife Institute coordinated this special housing/ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) event that focused primarily on educating people about the benefits to what a livable and walkable micro-village looks like. Will Johnston (Executive Director for MicroLife) in partnership with the Pinewood Forest’s builder, architect and county’s leadership organized the event that attracted 100+ people.
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Three Georgia Organizations Receive Funds
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