Sign Up to Volunteer with AARP DC

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

About AARP | Volunteering | Washington DC 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

About AARP | Events | Washington DC 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 …

AARP DC Receives Age-Friendly DC Strategic Plan

Posted on 12/11/2014 by | AARP Washington DC | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Washington DC On December 10, 2014 at the DC Stadium Armory, nearly two years after the District embarked on the exciting journey to become an age-friendly city, Mayor Vincent Gray submitted to AARP the Age-Friendly DC by 2017 Strategic Plan. The plan now goes to the World Health Organization (WHO) as a part of the process for Washington, DC to be designated an “Age-Friendly City.” This plan, a product of the Mayor’s Age-Friendly Task Force, reflects the commitment of District residents and …

Making DC Liveable at Any Age

Posted on 12/9/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Washington DC The nation’s capital is a vibrant city filled with museums, restaurants and things to do. AARP DC is working with the Age-Friendly DC Task Force to identify ways to ensure the city also has features that promote active aging. Washington is part of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which in turn is part of a World Health Organization effort to address the trends of urbanization and population aging. The task force has developed goals to make the city livable …

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

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

About AARP | Volunteering | Washington DC 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

Events | Washington DC 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 …