Volunteer with AARP DC Annual Food

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Volunteering | Washington DC     Join AARP DC for its Annual Food Drive on October 3rd & 4th, where you can volunteer with at a Safeway or Giant Food store to help feed those in need in DC. Times to volunteer will vary at each store location. This annual food collection program is a part of Drive to End Hunger, the AARP and AARP Foundation’s multi-pronged approach to end hunger among older adults in America.  We’re taking steps to feed those who are …

Living Longer, Living Smarter – Take Charge of Your Future

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Home & Family | Washington DC 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 …

Mentor Up Returns with Tech Training for AARP DC Volunteers

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Volunteering | Washington DC   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 …

Rev. Joseph Williams Named AARP DC State President

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Press | Volunteering | Washington DC 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 behalf of DC residents who are age 50+ and their families. Rev. Williams, a boomer and the …

SAVE-THE-DATE: Hear from the Mayoral Candidates

Posted on 09/14/2014 by | AARP Washington DC | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Washington DC Hear from the Washington, DC mayoral candidates on October 9, 2014 . AARP DC is ready to inform its 89,000 members and the general public about priority issues important to DC residents 50+. Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz have pledged to participate. This AARP DC event is in a conversational format allowing candidates to provide detailed responses on key issues. Voters will hear the “real deal” on where the candidates stand on the topics of caregiving, financial security, …

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

Posted on 09/10/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Washington DC 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 …