By Ben Wear - American-Statesman Staff
Older people have unique needs. Austin, at a rate among the highest in the country, is becoming home to more older people. And older people vote.
Five people who would be Austin mayor spent an hour Monday telling about 200 people with seasoning and some tread ware what they might do to help them with transportation, affordability and other challenges. But given the format of the AARP forum at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar — one-minute answers to questions directed to, at most, two on the panel — the hourlong event was short on specifics.