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AUG 3, 2020
D.C. will mail ballots to all registered voters in early October and expand in-person early voting options to account for high expected turnout and the challenges of COVID-19.
OCT 26, 2020
Echoes, a virtual conference on DC history, will take place November 12-14. During a year of upheaval, loss, pandemic, and protest, this event will explore the connection between DC's history and our contemporary era.
SEP 14, 2020
This live Q&A event will address how you can stay safe and protected from Coronavirus related scams. Get expert advice and the latest information on vaccines and how to care for loved ones during the pandemic.
AUG 20, 2020
AARP’s 2020 Community Challenge Grant recipients in the District of Columbia are Iona Senior Services and the 1882 Foundation.
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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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Thinking about filing for Social Security sooner than you expected? It could impact your monthly benefits later. Join us for a free AARP webinar where you’ll learn about the long-term effects of filing early, or how you can claim early and halt benefits if you land a job.
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Looking to enroll in Medicare or make changes during open enrollment? Get the answers you need to begin your Medicare journey—or change your plan to one that fits your lifestyle.
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AARP DC is excited to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Andrus Award — AARP’s most prestigious state volunteer award for community service. The 2020 Andrus Award nomination form is available online, and nominations will be accepted through September 23, 2020.
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AARP DC partnered with Penn State's Center for Digital Black Research and the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s “Moments of Resilience” project for an interactive, virtual two-part workshop.
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AARP District of Columbia is looking for people to join the Friendly Voices program, a virtual call center where volunteers chat with, and receive calls from, socially isolated adults.
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On Monday, June 22 at 10 am ET, AARP DC is hosting a live tele-town hall with District of Columbia Councilmembers Vincent Gray (Ward 7) and Trayon White (Ward 8), and Shelly McDonald-Pinkett, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Howard University Hospital. The discussion will focus on the heavy toll that COVID-19 has taken on the District’s African American community, and how these leaders and the rest of the District are responding. We will also discuss what is still needed to help those impacted to stabilize themselves and move forward stronger. Join us for this important conversation!
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An accurate census count is crucial to secure funding for programs older adults rely upon in the District.
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When you complete the Census, you help ensure that our community counts. It helps bring in federal funds directly to programs that benefit you, your family, and your community.
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DMV art contest winners will be recognized in Beacon newspaper and with later reception.
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