aarp livable communities

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A free online public conversation about making Austin a more age-friendly community will take place Thursday, April 22.
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ADUs have been legal in California since 2017 and provide a unique housing solution for many homeowners. Hear stories from some of California’s ADU adopters and how they benefited.
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AARP Vermont has awarded $10,000 in Community Action grants to seven local organizations for their efforts to improve the livability of their communities for residents of all ages. 
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With the help of AARP Community Challenge grants, three Kentucky regions are making improvements to their infrastructure this fall. 
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Four organizations have received AARP 2020 Community Challenge grants to fund projects that can be quickly executed to improve the quality of life for people of all ages. 
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AARP has awarded five Community Challenge grants to help localities across Texas improve transportation and public spaces.
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AARP announced that eight Maine organizations will receive 2020 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest number of grantees to date with more than $2.4 million awarded among 184 organizations nationwide.
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What does “aging in place” mean to you? The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines it as "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level." AARP supports aging in place as one of eight domains that make a community age-friendly.
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St. Joseph County, which includes South Bend, is looking for ways to boost access to affordable housing and public transit, among other efforts to make the area more livable for residents of all ages.
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Exercise classes, free equipment for all is part of AARP’s 60th-anniversary commemoration, which it’s celebrating by constructing fitness parks in every state, as well as Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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