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“Summer Nights” Concert Series Continues with Cool Jazz

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Chill out during July and August with two more “Summer Nights” concerts presented by AARP.  Up next on July 29th, DC favorites jazz man Marcus Johnson, vocalist Sylver Logan Sharp and neo-Soul artist Marshall Sims. Use the discount code DCSN for 30 percent off of the price listed below and put the “Summer Nights” concerts on your schedule. We’ll see you at the District’s historic Howard Theatre.  If you don’t think cool music in DC when you think AARP, then …

DC Residents Learn about Fraud and Scams at Every Turn

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Wage war on fraud and protect your identity. This was the focus when AARP DC, the Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) Senior Medicare Patrol and the AARP Fraud Watch Network sponsored a free community shred day and fraud forum at the Nativity Catholic Church in northwest DC in Ward 4. Each year, 13 million people experience the headache and heartache of identity theft, suffering losses of $18 billion. Forty-seven forum attendees heard startling examples of how people are easily …

Planning Your Retirement with Joy!

Posted on 07/20/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

“We want people to understand that if they want to have a happy retirement they need to be happy before they stop working,” said Kelvin Boston in opening the recent AARP DC financial security seminar “Joyful Retirement: Planning for your Future” that was offered  at AARP headquarters. Boston, was the seminar moderator and host for the public television program “Moneywise.” Boston further stated, “A lot of us think that we have to acquire things and reach certain goals and after …


Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

      For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Contact: Ivan Lanier Cell:  202-351-9862 Email: Washington, DC – Continuing to advocate on behalf of Washington, DC’s older citizens, AARP DC supports the budget adopted by the DC Council which expands the District’s property tax relief mechanisms for seniors. The budget also makes substantial cuts in income taxes that will help all households, including most senior households.  The tax changes will raise taxes next year on some senior residents, as …

Honoring Yeiichi “Kelly” Kuwayama, WWII Hero and Dedicated AARP DC Chapter Volunteer

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

We were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Yeiichi “Kelly” Kuwayama, loyal member of the AARP DC Ward Circle Chapter 2183. He was 96 years-old and is survived by his wife of 51 years, Fumiko, a younger brother, George and sister, Tomi.  Kelly attended the most recent Ward Circle Chapter meeting on June 16. His memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15 at 2 p.m. at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. …

Free movie screening July 10: “And So it Goes,” starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Members and friends, join AARP DC for a special pre-release screening of “And So it Goes,” a new comedy starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton!  The movie is directed by Rob Reiner. This free screening is on Thursday, July 10 at 7:00 PM at AMC Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20015, at the METRO Friendship Heights Station. Seating is limited, so register for your tickets today Meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members during the event, and …