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Livable Communities

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are an affordable housing option that benefits all ages and communities. Join our webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. to learn more about ADUs from experts and how AARP Ohio is working with municipalities across the state to pass ADU ordinances.
The best way to continue living independently in a home you love is to plan ahead and make changes that will benefit you today and in the future, as needs and abilities will change over time.
Seven Ohio entities won 2023 AARP Community Challenge grants—totaling nearly $136,000. Projects included a home repair service for older adults, a grocery store in a food desert and an urban farm.
High-speed internet isn't a luxury, it's a necessity for older Ohioans to age safely in their homes. Ohio broadband leaders have come up with a plan they want your comments on by Sept. 22.
AARP Ohio is celebrating wins on issues important to the state's 50-plus and caregivers.
Two challenging realities facing many communities are the lack of housing, especially affordable housing, and the rate of which our population is aging. The solution: ADUs.
AARP Community Challenge grant program is back again for 2023 but with two additional grant opportunities. Help spread the word to leaders in your community!
When city and county leaders decide what’s best for their communities—from the type of housing allowed to bus service and park investments—AARP Ohio wants them to consider its 1.5 million members.
Six Ohio organizations and municipalities received 2022 AARP Community Challenge grants for local projects to benefit residents of all ages.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has affected communities across the country, hit older adults incredibly hard, and put a spotlight on a host of disparities. As Ohioans and people across the nation look to recovery from the pandemic, local leaders are making decisions about how to invest federal funding authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that passed Congress in March 2021 in response to the pandemic.
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