Kick Off 2015 with a Life Reimagined Checkup

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

About AARP 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 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 …

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

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

About AARP 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 …

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

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

About AARP                   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

About AARP 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. …

Soccer, Health and Wellness – The Right Combination

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

About AARP On Sunday, September 14th, more than 225 people from the Washington, DC Hispanic community took in sports, wellness and community information during the DC Continental Soccer League quarter-final soccer games held at the Cardozo Education Campus athletic field. The full-day event kicked off a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration for AARP members and their families. This was the second time AARP DC sponsored an event with Fossalex, a nonprofit organization that provides resources and support focused on financial security, health and …