AARP DC SUPPORTS DISTRICT BUDGET ADOPTED BY DC COUNCIL

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Press       For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Contact: Ivan Lanier Cell:  202-351-9862 Email:  ilanier@aarp.org Washington, DC – Continuing to advocate on behalf of Washington, DC’s older citizens, AARP DC supports the budget adopted by the DC Council which expands the District’s property tax relief mechanisms for seniors. The budget also makes substantial cuts in income taxes that will help all households, including most senior households.  The tax changes will raise taxes next year on some senior residents, as …

Cool Music for those Hot D.C. Summer Nights

Posted on 06/29/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Press Looking for relief from DC’s hot summer nights? Try these cool concerts at the Tuesday evening music series from AARP DC and the District’s historic Howard Theatre.  Appreciation to AARP’s Multicultural Markets and Engagements (MME) for their generous support of this concert series. So, if you don’t think cool music in DC when you think AARP, then you don’t know “aarp!” Follow this AARP DC event on Twitter by using #AARPDCSummer   The Cool Line Up! July 1—R&B/Old School Dance …

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

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 …