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Q&A With Bryan Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills, Michigan

From the 2018 AARP National Livable Communities Conference Nancy LeaMond, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer, and Bryan K. Barnett, mayor of Rochester Hills, Michigan, and vice president of the United States Conference of Mayors, discuss several of the key issues being faced by city leaders and how local governments and residents are working together on solutions. Recorded on November 14, 2018 Related Content: Engaging the Community on the Future of Mobility Stay informed! Subscribe to the free, weekly AARP …

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Mayors Discuss How to Engage Older Residents

At the United States Conference of Mayors winter meeting on January 24, a panel of mayors discussed the important role that voters age 50 or older play in local elections and how communities can best engage older adults. Nancy LeaMond, AARP chief advocacy and engagement officer, joined mayors Bryan Barnett (Rochester Hills, Michigan), Steve Benjamin (Columbia, South Carolina), Karen Freeman-Wilson (Gary, Indiana) and Marty Walsh (Boston, Massachusetts). Watch the video and then learn what older voters have to say  about the issues that …

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AARP Community Challenge: Quick Action, Big Results

The first-ever AARP Community Challenge resulted in a highly competitive process to select 88 grantees committed to improving the quality of life for people of all ages. The winners implemented “quick action” programs, projects and changes in their communities. For a complete list of winners, visit the AARP Community Challenge home page. Visit to learn more about the AARP Livable Communities initiative.