Livable Communities

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Two-day virtual summit on age and dementia friendly communities
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Salem and Boston have set the bar high for the other 72 Massachusetts communities that are members of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities and for others seeking to join.
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Written by Chloe-Rose Crouch, AARP Massachusetts Outreach Intern  
AARP Logo with state logos in background
Written by Chloe-Rose Crouch, AARP Massachusetts Outreach Intern
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AARP Community Challenge grants are funding multiple projects in Massachusetts, including a new public green space, raised beds with plants for neighbors and an inter-generational dialogue held via Zoom.
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Communities across Massachusetts are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
Community Grant Challenge
Three of the Bay State’s cities and a nonprofit received AARP 2019 Community Challenge grants.
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Three projects funded with Community Challenge grants have increased access to transportation, public spaces and affordable housing. The grants were announced last July as part of AARP’s Livable Communities initiative.
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