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JUL 15, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
JUL 23, 2021
AARP District of Columbia’s Tennis Clinic is on hiatus this year but will be back in 2022, and we want to see you there!
JUL 5, 2021
A new study highlights health disparities between Black and white older adults in the District of Columbia. The study, completed by AARP District of Columbia in partnership with Georgetown University, shows that rates for heart failure, diabetes, stroke, COPD, and asthma were 2 to 3 times higher for Black older adults than for whites.
JUN 30, 2021
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Washington, DC
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP DC is providing opportunities to connect and help build a city for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Is your 65th birthday coming up? You know what that means: It’s time to prepare for Medicare. Get ahead of the game with answers from our free webinar on Medicare, including when to enroll, what’s covered and where to find help along the way.
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Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common caregiving costs on things you may not expect--like travel, household expenses, medical needs and paid help.
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AARP DC volunteers Wes and Ron have a candid conversation about their experiences coming of age as gay men at a time when being gay was not widely accepted, memories of the early days of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, their first Pride event in DC, and what life is like now as an LGBTQ elder.
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AARP DC is working with Reduce Energy Use DC for the second year in a row to help District residents create energy saving habits and save money by reducing energy costs.
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When the pandemic hit last year, AARP DC made it a priority to reach the District’s Hispanic/Latino community with accurate information. AARP DC reached out to El Tiempo Latino, the largest Spanish-language news outlet in the District of Columbia, and produced 5 Facebook Live events with them in summer 2020 that focused on Covid-19’s impact on the community. Guests included experts from the Legal Counsel for the Elderly, the Mayor’s Office of Latino Affairs and the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 
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AARP DC is celebrating influential Black LGBTQ advocates, activists and artists. Learn more about these heroes who paved the way for future generations.  
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Children who don’t have reading proficiency by the end of third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school. 
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Benefits and Eligibility
AARP fought for the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), a temporary $3.2 billion Federal Communications Commission program to help District of Columbia residents and all Americans access affordable, high-speed internet during the pandemic. Eligible households can apply now.
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AARP DC is focusing its advocacy efforts on protecting and strengthening essential programs and services for residents 50-plus in the District of Columbia.
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Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.