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Jackson’s AARP Community Team will observe Veterans Day with a free showing of the Oscar-nominated film, “The Darkest Hour,” at 2 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the Jackson Hole Twin Cinemas in Jackson.
Sheridan and Jackson have won 2019 AARP Community Challenge grants to move forward with improvements to make these areas accessible to residents of all ages.
Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including grants to entities in both Sheridan and Jackson. A total of nearly $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Jackson and Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
To help Mississippians age in place, AARP awarded grants of $15,000 each to Gulfport and Jackson to improve outdoor areas for people of all ages.
Jackson Joins AFC Network
The Jackson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday for a resolution to engage in the AARP/World Health Organization Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Network.
Livability Inedex
Communities across the nation are taking steps to become better places to live and age, according to data analyzed from the newly updated AARP Livability Index.
Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies
Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies mentioned during his State of the City address on Feb. 20 that the city and AARP Michigan will partner in the months ahead to make Jackson an age-friendly city.
Experience for Hire
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Age-friendly communities in Maine outnumber those in any other state. Old Orchard Beach, Stonington, Raymond and Jackman recently joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, bringing Maine’s total to 45 cities and towns.
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