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June 14, 2017
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
A Maine Attraction
The Bangor Police Department’s Facebook page and “Duck of Justice” mascot (pictured with its minder and a celebrity guest) attract fans from near and far. Really.
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A Good Deed
— An Alabama man launches a free lawn-mowing service to help senior citizens, veterans, single moms and people with disabilities.
A Good Idea
older adults (think 50- and 60-somethings) are making careers as concierges for
The New York Times
10 More Good Ideas
— An AARP livability pro offers advice about preparing a home for aging in place. (If you’re a loyal reader of the
AARP Livable Communities eNewsletter
, you’ll already know some of these tips. A new, cool one to consider: sliding walls.)
The Washington Post
If You’re in Massachusetts or Rhode Island!
— The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is funding nonprofit organizations in both states for policy and advocacy initiatives aimed at building healthy communities. The deadline is July 20.
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AARP Challenges You
— Great communities take a long time to build and sustain. But “quick actions” can be the critical spark for longer-term progress. That’s why we’re spearheading a community challenge to fund projects that can help build momentum. Think fast. The deadline is June 30.
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