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Have you considered an ADU ("Mother in law apartment")?
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Would you like to see a park located near the new Transit Center in Montpelier that provides connectivity to the bike path and access to the river? If so, please join VT River Conservancy (VRC) & AARP VT on Tuesday, December 4th to hear about the Confluence River Park in the heart of downtown Montpelier. This park will be located on the One Taylor Street parcel, at the confluence of the North Branch and main stems of the Winooski River. VRC has contracted with an engineering and design firm to create a Conceptual Design for the park. Come hear about the process and timeline, offer input to make this park age-friendly by sharing your priorities for a Confluence River Park. What would you like to see at a Montpelier riverside park? How would you use it? We want to hear from you!
Join us in Killington for Aging in VT: Healthy Living Conference on Oct. 26.
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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 Vermont for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Enjoy a f ree cup of coffee and join a discussion on the book "Disrupt Aging" by Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP. How do we reduce and eradicate ageism in our society? What are your thoughts?
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Kelly Stoddard-Poor of AARP Vermont will lead a discussion about livable communities on Wednesday, June 20. She will address current population trends and explain how efforts to make communities more livable can help more Vermonters continue to live at home as they age, rather than moving into more costly institutional care.
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Enjoy a free cup of coffee and learn about CarShare Vermont. Tim Boyle will talk about their collaboration with AARP and the benefits of carsharing as part of an active multimodal lifestyle. CarShare VT is also running a special promotion for residents age 55+ that Tim will share information about.
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Editor’s note: This commentary is by Beth Stern, of Marshfield, who is executive director of Central Vermont Council on Aging.
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