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

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

Home & Family 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 …

Caregivers Guide for Caregivers Month

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family AARP DC is observing National Family Caregivers Month by reaching out to help people caring for vulnerable loved ones in the nation’s capital. The state office is distributing copies of “Prepare to Care,” a guide that can help caregivers learn about available resources and make a plan that includes taking time to nurture themselves. In addition, people receiving care or who are friends of a caregiver can express appreciation through the Thanks Project at thanksproject.org.  In 2009, about 68,000 caregivers …

Living Longer, Living Smarter – Take Charge of Your Future

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

Home & Family 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 …

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

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

Home & Family 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 …

Dale inicio al Mes de la Herencia Hispana

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

Home & Family Conoce a asesores jurídicos bilingües que te hablarán sobre el fraude, estafas y cobertura médica para ti y tu familia. Habrá sesiones informativas gratuitas en el día de diversión familiar en los partidos de fútbol de la DC Continental League el domingo catorce de septiembre en los terrenos del campo de fútbol de Cardozo, en las calles Trece Y Clifton, Northwest D.C., de DIEZ de la mañana a CUATRO de la tarde. Patrocinados por AARP, Fossalex y la DC Continental …

Caregiving and Isolation within the LBGT Community: The Real Deal

Posted on 06/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Home & Family On June 5, 2014, AARP DC will lead a public conversation during the 2014 Capital Pride Week about gaining knowledge to identify caregiving and isolation resources. (Learn more about this event and register here.) Wes Morrison, an AARP DC volunteer, has learned to manage his caregiving needs and confront his feelings of isolation.  This is his story. The Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging estimates that between 1.75 and 4 million Americans ages 60+ who are lesbian, …