Free Tax Assistance and Preparation from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Begins in February 2014

Posted on 01/29/2015 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for Washington, DC taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 48th 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 DC is pleased to once again join with the AARP Foundation to …

Thinking Differently Through Life Reimagined Checkups

Posted on 12/29/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Events Where are you now in life and where do you want to go? These questions and many others were explored by members of the Washington DC Chapter of 100 Black Men as they participated in an AARP Life Reimagined Checkup session held recently at AARP Headquarters. Additional Checkup sessions are scheduled and open to the public on January 22 and 27, 2015. Registration information is at the end of this article. “It’s an opportunity for people in these workshops to …

Kick Off 2015 with a Life Reimagined Checkup

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

Events 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 …

Networking with All That Jazz!

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

Events 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 …

¿Habla AARP? Join Us at La Feria de la Familia

Posted on 11/3/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events On November 9, 2014, AARP DC welcomes Washington, DC-area Latinos to La Feria de la Familia (Family Fair), a FREE festive event sponsored by the Spanish-language television network Telemundo. At the AARP DC booth #425, we will provide family health and consumer information, from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the D.C. Armory during this event. La Feria, will have AARP DC bilingual volunteers and staff at its booth to provide information about financial security, keeping Social Security strong, signing …

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

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

Events 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. …