The Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series highlights inspiring ideas and solutions from America’s community leaders to improve their communities, respond to pressing issues, and build partnerships. These free AARP books are available in print and e-book formats.
This year Maryland had three amazing towns featured as communities for all ages! Check out the stories behind the City of Bowie, Montgomery College and the City of Takoma Park by watching the videos below.
City of Bowie: Perks For Planting a Tree, or Two
Under the new City of Bowie Tree Rebate Program, city residents are able to purchase up to two trees per household at any Maryland nursery or store and receive a $50-100 rebate.
Montgomery College: Free Tuition for College Seniors
As part of its Senior Tuition Waiver Program, Montgomery College, the county’s highly ranked community college, enables Marylanders age 60 and older to enroll in credit classes buy pay only the fees–no tuition.
City of Takoma Park: A Day for Everyone to Play
Takoma Park’s Play Day celebrates community, creativity, physical and mental activity, and fun for kids and adults.