AARP 2020 Community Challenge

The AARP Community Challenge provides small grants to fund "quick action" projects that can help communities become more livable for people of all ages. Applications are being accepted for projects to improve housing, transportation, public space, technology ("smart cities"), civic engagement and more. Applications due April 1st by 11:59pm. AARP will prioritize projects that aim to achieve the following outcomes: - Increasing civic engagement with innovative and tangible projects that bring residents and local leaders together to address challenges and facilitate a greater sense of community inclusion and diversity. (Although this category is targeted to local governments, nonprofit organiza

Programs for Seniors in the Bethel Area

The Bethel Region Age-Friendly Community Initiative serves senior citizens in the Andover, Bethel, Gilead, Milton & Albany Township communities. Here are two FREE services: 1. The Handy Neighbor Program provides high school students to perform simple household chores for older adults. While they can’t be on call for quick snowstorms, you can request general help in clearing areas of your property – and for other chores. 2. The Neighbor-to-Neighbor (N2N) Volunteer Driver Program provides rides for over-60 residents of the AFCI communities - medical or non-medical, within a 30-mile radius. Please call at least 3 days in advance and understand that rides are dependent on the availability of dr

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