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2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant Will Throw Some (Good) Shade
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Physical distancing and stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic have made it harder for people to stay in touch, but AARP Community Connections can help.
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We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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AARP Rhode Island is on a mission to raise awareness about the needs of the 134,000 family caregivers who live in the Ocean State.
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As part of its 60th Anniversary celebration, AARP is installing very special fitness parks in each of the 50 states as well as where we have offices in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Age-friendly home
At the upcoming RI Home Show (April 4-7, at the Rhode Island Convention Center), the main attraction will be a four-room age-friendly model home, sponsored by AARP Rhode Island.
WASHINGTON—AARP has opened applications for the 2019  AARP Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change across the country. Now in its third year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide work on Livable Communities. Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand dollars for larger projects.
Community Grant Challenge
Two “quick action” projects in Rhode Island have been completed, thanks to Community Challenge grants.
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By Kathleen Connell, Published in RI Senior Digest
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