Plus: Recruiting Teens to Teach Tech to Seniors
October 3, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Teaching Handmade Skills
Knowing how to operate a sewing machine — or even thread a needle and attach a button — are skills many young people don’t have. A Maine retiree is tying up those loose ends.
CHECK OUT HER CLASS
Providing Hands-On Tech Help
When computers, cameras, cell phones and websites are the subject, a New Jersey township knows it’s smart for seniors to learn from students.
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Helpful Housing for Grandfamilies
— A new affordable housing complex with apartments reserved for families headed by grandparents opens its doors in Washington, D.C.
Housing for the Elderly Poor in Poor Health
— Recognizing that health needs don’t end at the clinic door, and unnecessary admissions to skilled nursing or long-term care facilities can be reduced, a community care-based medical program provides people with needed services where they live.
Donate to Lend a Helping Hand
— AARP Foundation works to increase economic opportunity and social connectedness that can prevent and reduce senior poverty. To help seniors affected by Hurricane Florence, AARP and AARP Foundation are matching donor contributions.
Registration is open for the 2018 AARP Livable Communities National Conference.
Join us in
Charlotte, North Carolina: November 12–14
And we welcome Colorado (the entire state) to the
AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities
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