Livable Communities

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Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia was the featured agency on the debut edition of Beach Talk, a new AARP Virginia virtual program highlighting leaders and influencers in the Virginia Beach area.
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Come get inspired! Find out from local and national leaders how to make communities more livable for people of all ages.
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The AARP Community Challenge program has awarded six grants in Virginia this year for quick-action projects to help communities improve public spaces, transportation and more. 
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The Community Challenge funds innovative projects that inspire change in areas such as transportation, public spaces, housing, diversity and inclusion, civic engagement, coronavirus response and more.
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The Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity was one of 89 national winners of the AARP Community Challenge Grant in 2017, receiving $6,000.
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Helpline, teleheath kits and garden among winning projectsin Virginia
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Four Virginia 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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Bike racks, new bus stop benches and walking paths are among the improvements in Richmond and Bedford
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Bedford receives AARP grant to improve walking paths
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