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Making Democracy Work Better

An Engaged Public

Older Americans have a strong desire to help our nation, and AARP urges a new commitment to volunteer service. Not only would society benefit, but such efforts can prove extremely rewarding for people of any age who devote their energy and know-how to helping others. More than ever, we see retirees contributing to countless spheres of life through post-career service of all kinds.We expect this trend to grow stronger, as boomers and those who follow volunteer their talents in ways they may never have anticipated. There are countless ways to get started as a volunteer. Here’s just one: www.createthegood.org.

Exercising Your Vote

Our democracy also depends on an engaged citizenry that makes its voice known in the voting booth. Seniors don’t need to be reminded. They have the highest voting rate of any age group – an emphatic demonstration of faith in the system. But changing technology is sometimes a source of confusion in the voting booth. Public policies must continue to encourage the growth of our nation’s voter rolls, through ease of registration and user-friendly voting procedures.

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