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APR 19, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
APR 1, 2021
AARP’s Speakers Bureau provides helpful guidance to local community groups on a wide range of topics important to older adults, such as caregiving, health care, driver safety, encore careers and fraud prevention. 
MAR 25, 2021
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier. AARP developed this family caregiver guide with you, the caregiver, in mind and as a starting point to help you find the services and support you might need throughout your journey.
MAR 23, 2021
When the vaccine became available to District residents age 65 and older in January, Philip Pannell jumped at the chance to get the shot. He has seen firsthand the impact of Covid-19 on DC residents in Ward 8, where he lives. Ward 8 has the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the District.
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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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When someone demands payment via gift card, that’s when you know you’ve caught a scammer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common scams where gift cards are the currency.
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When it comes to your retirement income strategy, planning ahead is the best policy. Catch our free webinar all about Social Security and how to count your benefits into retirement income.
Sky Blossom
Sky Blossom is a raw, candid look at the 24.5 million teens and twenty-somethings caring for a veteran parent or grandparent. This special AARP virtual event will feature clips from the film and a live discussion afterward.
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Experience Corps is now recruiting volunteer literacy tutors and mentors for children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in District of Columbia public and charter schools for the 2021-2022 school year. 
Andrus Award
AARP District of Columbia has honored Gloria Roberts-Henry with its most prestigious award for volunteer service, the Andrus Award for community service. 
Pamela McKee
AARP DC volunteer Pamela McKee shares her story of making a vaccine appointment and receiving her first dose. She has also used her comfort and skill with technology to help several of neighbors and friends, some of whom do not have computers, to sign up for a vaccine appointment.
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Named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Award honors outstanding individuals whose volunteer work has improved their community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired others.
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Congratulations to all the artists 50 and older who participated in the Beacon’s 2020 Celebration of the Arts, a biennial competition that drew nearly 600 submissions from amateur artists from the District, Maryland, and Virginia.
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Learn how to recognize the telltale signs of a scam, how to avoid scams and fraud, and what to do if you believe you are the victim of a scam.
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