Little Free Library Comes to the District of Columbia

Little Free Library Comes to the District of Columbia

Posted on 04/4/2013 by | AARP District of Columbia | Comments

Press Literacy – the ability to read and write – is important to everyone everywhere. However, some people still don’t have easy access to the books they want to read. .  The idea behind Little Free Library is to promote literacy and community-building by supporting book exchanges. The first Little Free Library (LFL) in Washington D.C. is now giving and receiving books at an outdoor kiosk at Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC.  The Little Free Library will encourage …

Budget Proposal Shifts Costs To Seniors Rather Than Reducing Costs Throughout Health Care System

Budget Proposal Shifts Costs To Seniors Rather Than Reducing Costs Throughout Health Care System

Posted on 03/13/2013 by | AARP District of Columbia | Comments

Press AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s newly announced budget proposal: “AARP believes that as Members of Congress consider ways to address our nation’s financial challenges, the impact on real people should not be forgotten. In addressing the future of Medicare, the focus should be on reducing high costs throughout the health care system, not simply requiring seniors and future retirees to pay more. “Chairman Paul Ryan’s proposed …