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 matter where they live.

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