Plus: How to Engage Older Volunteers Online
October 13, 2021
Livable Communities Newsletter
Publications & Resources
Engage With Our Engaging Workshop
Our two-day gathering is now a past event, but the video recordings of the online workshop have been posted for viewing. See the keynote presentations by Lynn M. Ross and James Rojas, tune into the panel discussions (including one with the mayors of Columbia, South Carolina, and Madison, Wisconsin), and learn about more than a dozen innovative engagement efforts.
WATCH THE VIDEOS
Engage With Engaging Resources
Check out the materials and links that were recommended by workshop presenters. And learn how to access
A Practical Guide to Engaging Volunteers Aged 50+ Online
, a new resource produced by Cities
of Service in partnership with AARP.
Livability News & Notes
Building a Better Bus Shelter
— Several cities are testing solar-powered bus shelters that can also charge cell phones, laptops and more.
NJ Advance Media
— Three University of Michigan studies show that urban and suburban neighborhoods that provide opportunities for socialization, physical activity and intellectual stimulation may help preserve older adults’ cognitive health.
Mastering in Senior Living
— Boston University has debuted a “senior living” curriculum in its School of Hospitality Administration. A 25-year-old student explains why she enrolled.
MAPPING MASK MANDATES
The spread of the coronavirus delta variant has prompted the return or continuation of indoor mask mandates in several states and major cities. Check out this regularly updated, state-by-state guide to mask requirements.
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