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Mentor Up Continues Tech for Training AARP DC Volunteers

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

  Recently for AARP DC there was a volunteer reversal. Youth volunteers from Mentor Up taught older adults the basics on how to use and navigate the Internet using desktop computers, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. Older District residents also learned how to use Microsoft Office applications, establish an email account, use search engines, take pictures using a smartphone and send email with attachments. A few even dabbled with social media and how to find their favorite radio or TV station …

Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with AARP DC, Soccer and Family Fun

Posted on 08/29/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Washington, DC soccer fans cheer local teams!  Come out on Sunday, September 14th to the Continental Soccer League’s day of games at the Cardozo Education Campus athletic field. The sports event is sponsored by AARP DC and organized by Fossalex. Fossalex, a nonprofit organization, provides resources and support about financial security, health and wellness to Latino families in the District. Fossalex coordinates the Continental Soccer League and organizes sports events in DC to bring the Latino community together.  AARP DC’s …

Rev. Joseph Williams Named AARP DC State President

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Brenda C. Siler (202) 434-7711 @AARPDC   Rev. Joseph K. Williams Named AARP DC President New State Leader Known as an Advocate for Independent Living Among Older Residents   (Washington, DC – August 27, 2014) New leadership has been appointed for AARP’s 89,000 members and volunteers in Washington, DC. Rev. Joseph K. Williams, Sr., M.Div. is now State President, the highest-serving volunteer position for AARP DC and its work on …

Grammy-Nominated Third World Performs at Summer Nights Finale

Posted on 08/25/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

They are more than a Reggae band! AARP and Howard Theatre Restoration, Inc. present Third World at the final concert for the Summer Night concert series on Tuesday, August 26th at the historic Howard Theatre. Use the Discount Code DCSN to get 30% off of the ticket price and hear Grammy-nominated Third World get us grooving with some of their greatest hits. Celebrating 40 years as international music superstars with hits like “Now That We Found Love,” “Try Jah Love,” …

Living Longer, Living Smarter – Take Charge of Your Future

Posted on 08/25/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Like snowflakes, no two women are alike. But we do tend to hold one thing in common: we take care of others before we take care of ourselves. As we enter the fall season, how about focusing on your own wellbeing? On September 23rd at lunchtime, take time out of your busy schedule to think about you for a moment. Where do you see yourself in the future? What are the plans you’ll need to get you there? A great …

Summer Nights Continues with Pop, Soul and All that Jazz!

Posted on 08/3/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Alabama A packed house at the historic Howard Theatre took in a range of music genres at the second Summer Nights concert. Offered by AARP DC, the audience swayed to the cool sounds, then got on the dance floor with well-known musical talent who are favorites with Washington, DC-area audiences. As with the first concert, WHUR Radio personality and comedian Joe Clair was MC for Summer Nights. Opening the show was Howard University alum Marshall Sims whose neo-soul sounds were warmly …