AARP Vermont

Giving voice to the concerns and interests of older Vermonters
JUN 10, 2019
Community Placemaking Projects Promote Livability for All Ages
JUN 6, 2019
Rep. Sibilia led the effort in the statehouse to expand internet access across VT
JUN 1, 2019
Join fellow AARP Vermont members and socialize while biking around Burlington’s greenways during monthly outings now through September.
MAY 28, 2019
Have you considered an ADU ("Mother in law apartment")?
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To help prevent identity theft, AARP Vermont is hosting two shredding events in Burlington and Montpelier, which are free and open to the public.
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Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar.
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For more than 70 years, the annual Town Officer Education Conferences have provided an opportunity for municipal officials and citizen volunteers to receive updates on tax laws; learn about new technology, procedures and programs; and discuss other job-related matters. The conferences, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension in collaboration with several partner organizations, will be held on April 4, 2019 at Lake Morey Inn, Fairlee, and on April 11, 2019 at the Holiday Inn, Rutland.
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A recent AARP placemaking workshop in White River Jct. attracted some 80 town and city planners, community organizers, grassroots groups and local citizens to learn more about creating public spaces that are vibrant, welcoming, safe and accessible for everyone. These projects employ temporary changes with the goal of leading to permanent change that supports healthy active lifestyles for people of all ages and abilities. The workshop featured a number of presentations on actual projects that have been launched in VT towns as well as a some exciting hands-on workshop sessions. A highlight for attendees was the announcement by AARP Vermont that up to three mini-grants of $3,000 each will be made to eligible organizations, local towns and cities embarking on such initiatives.
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AARP Vermont held a Placemaking workshop in White River Junction on March 13. In addition to several excellent presentations, and announcement was made about funding opportunities for local projects around the state. (See links to presentations below.)
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By Greg Marchildon, State Director, AARP Vermont
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