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A public safety demonstration grant from AARP Louisiana has helped transform Longfellow Park in North Baton Rouge into a peaceful sanctuary among its treasured live oaks. The funding allowed BREC to install permanent up-lighting to 15 Live Oak Trees and provided for more pedestrian lighting along the walking trail at the park. The new features will be unveiled at a celebration on Tuesday, Dec.17. The festivities will include food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. This event is free and open to the public.
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It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! Join AARP’s free Five Pillars of Brain Health workshop to discover how living an active life – by learning more, being social, staying fit, eating right and managing stress – is our best bet for maintaining our brain health. Share your brain-boosting tips and be inspired by others.
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AARP Louisiana recenlty honored its 2019 Andrus Award recipients, Danny and Jeannette Albert, at a reception held at St. Dominic Church in New Orleans, LA. Attendees included family, friends, colleagues, and community members.
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As a part of a nationwide project, AARP Louisiana worked with the city of New Orleans local Parks and Recreation department to open an outdoor fitness park designed for people of all ages. Denise Bottcher, AARP Louisiana State Director; Larry Barabino, Jr., NORD CEO; and Teri Guerin, Chief of Staff for Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen, welcomed community members to the new park during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
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On Thursday, Sept. 6, AARP Louisiana, the Louisiana Aging Network (LANA) and the Louisiana Council on Aging Directors’ Association (LACOADA) will host a Political Roundtable with award-winning journalists from across the state. This event will be held at the Baton Rouge Marriott, located at 5500 Hilton Avenue. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the roundtable discussion at 12 noon.
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AARP Louisiana supports caregivers by making it easier for people to remain in their homes.
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