The A-A-R-P Public Policy Institute has launched a map that scores the livability of communities across the country. Elaine Friesen-Strang, volunteer state president of A-A-R-P Oregon, says cities and towns around our state do well in some places, but lag in terms of housing….

She notes Portland ranks in the top ten for big cities on this index. Check it out online at ‘livabilityindex.aarp.org.