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Nominate an Inspiring Person for a Purpose Prize
January 31, 2018 
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Cool With Cold Communities
It’s been especially chilly this past month, even in typically temperate locales. But for many older adults, places with warm weather norms are no match for colder climates — regardless of how low the mercury drops!
READ THE REASONS WHY
A Golden Sidewalk Solution
Much like Miss America’s tiara, a glistening snow shovel is a prized award that’s handed down to each year’s winner.
LEARN ABOUT THIS MAINE EVENT
Events, Resources & More
Smart Cities Are Age-Friendly — The director of AARP Livable Communities (yes, that’s us!) and our community partners in Columbus, Ohio, and Pittsburgh explain why. Source: Smart Cities Dive ►
Postal Workers Deliver Care — French mail carriers are being redeployed as helpers for the elderly in an innovative response to both the country’s aging population and a decline in letters being sent by post. Source: Vice News ►
Homeowners Help Renters — Two recent MIT grads create a website that matches helpful young people who need affordable housing with older adults who have rooms to spare. Source: Fast Company ►
The AARP Purpose Prize is the only national award in the United States that celebrates people age 50
and older who are using their life experience to make a difference. In honor of AARP’s 60th Anniversary,
this year’s five winners will receive $60,000 each. Submit a nomination!
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