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Mayors nationwide (including Patricia Bates of Altamonte Springs, Florida, pictured) want their communities to be livable for people of all ages. Read excerpts (about housing, transportation, jobs and more) from the new AARP book Where We Live: Communities for All Ages  — and learn how to both get the book for free (!) and tell us about your community's inspiring livability ideas! Go »


Patricia Bates, Mayor of Altamonte Springs, Florida

Mayor Patricia Bates is featured in the Transportation chapter of "Where We Live."

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