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Sign Up to Volunteer with AARP DC

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Share your time and expertise volunteering on behalf of the District’s older residents. You are invited to spend time with AARP DC volunteering on-site at our events, as an office helper, or monitoring legislative issues that come before the City Council. Bilingual (English-Spanish) volunteers are  especially are needed, but all are welcomed. Sign up today to be an AARP DC volunteer by going to: or by calling Jacqueline Jordan at (202)434-7703.

Kick Off 2015 with a Life Reimagined Checkup

Posted on 12/14/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

With the start of each new year, we think about what we want to do differently. AARP’s Life Reimagined is all about possibilities – envisioning them, evaluating them and making them reality. Attend one of the January workshops (January 22 or 27, 2015) to receive guidance and resources for your life, along with support from your peers pursuing similar goals for work, relationships, health and finance.  Sign up for one of these two-hour Life Reimagined Checkups that are offered by …

Heart of the Tax-Aide Program Are the D.C. Volunteers

Posted on 12/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Low-to-moderate-income taxpayers, especially those 60 and over, are served by the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers at approximately 11 locations throughout Washington, DC. Sites with free tax assistance include libraries and senior centers.  Last year, volunteers helped more than 3,110 citizens file their local and federal tax returns.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in conjunction with the IRS. “How much of a refund will I get and when will I get it?” These are two of the most asked questions people …

Networking with All That Jazz!

Posted on 11/13/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

AARP DC is back with another networking and Life Reimagined for Work gathering with Marcus Johnson! Come to a holiday  performance featuring D.C. native Marcus Johnson – jazz musician, wine entrepreneur, publisher, producer and co-founder of FLO. In between his jazz cool sounds, Johnson will inspire you with entrepreneurial tips that will guide you to the real possibilities for the life you have imagined. WHEN: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Takoma Station Tavern and Nightclub 6914 …

Sign Up to be a Tax-Aide Volunteer in the District

Posted on 11/10/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

                  AARP DC is again preparing for the upcoming tax season by providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 46th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. AARP …

Romaine Thomas-2014 AARP DC Andrus Award Honoree, A Life Built on Service

Posted on 11/3/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Aboard the Spirit Cruise of Washington along the Potomac with spectacular views of the Washington Monument and other landmarks, AARP launched its celebration of the 2014 Andrus Award for Community Service Recognition Luncheon on October 16, 2014. Romaine Thomas, longtime District of Columbia resident and educator was this year’s recipient. The award, which was presented to her by AARP DC State President Joe Williams, honors a volunteer who provides outstanding service, leadership and advocacy for those who are 50 plus. …