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August 31, 2016  
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Where We Live: Engagement
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, an avid bicyclist, holds "Rolling Town Halls" and "Walking Town Halls" (pictured). Our final excerpt from the free AARP book Where We Live looks at how mayors are helping their constituents connect with the government and one another.
An Engaging Livable Lesson
In the suburban city of Maricopa, Arizona (pictured), a program launched by Mayor Christian Price (no relation to Betsy) has created a team of volunteers eager to promote where they live.
Livability News & Notes
The Power of Pokémon Go — The mobile game is helping people see where they live and meet their neighbors. Source: FastCompany ►
Name That Tune — For people who love to sing but not drink, a library in Finland offers a soundproof karaoke booth. Learn why. Source: CityLab ►
Events, Resources & More
Let's Dance — Learn how two octogenarians are getting supermarket shoppers to kick up their heels. Read ►
AARP Livability Index — See if you live or work in an engaging place. Enter an address, zip code or location name to calculate your community's "Engagement" score. Give It a Try ►