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AARP Foundation Offers New Prize for G. Steven Burrill Competition

by Staff Friday, March 2, 2012

As an additional prize for the G. Steven Burrill Business Plan Competition, the AARP Foundation will award $4,000 to the team who best addresses the following requirements: deals with low-income (earning less than $40,000 per annum) seniors (50+), and one or more of the following needs:

• The need for healthier food at more affordable prices

• The need for a home that better allows the occupant to affordably age-in-place

• The need for increased income

• The need to reduce the negative impact of isolation on physical, mental and emotional well-being

The AARP hopes that this award will help meet the ever-growing needs of low-income seniors.  Any students working on plans that will help to improve the quality of life for an aging population is encourage to apply.  The deadline to submit a written business plan is Thursday, April 12 at noon in 2296 Grainger Hall.