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For too long, America’s seniors have paid the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Thankfully, landmark drug pricing reforms that AARP helped secure have started to go into effect. Our organization fought the big drug companies over these commonsense reforms for more than 20 years, and today, the new law is bringing real relief for the nearly 95,000 District residents currently enrolled in Medicare.
Ease their burden by offering compassion and assisting with financial and emotional recovery
AARP DC announced that SOME will receive a 2023 Community Challenge grant – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.6 million awarded among 310 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places; transportation; housing; digital connections; diversity, equity and inclusion; and more, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and older.
Tell the DC Council to support a Senior Friendly Budget! Click here to make your voice heard:
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!
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone, free of charge, with a focus on taxpayers who are over 50 and have low to moderate income.
Vida Senior Centers, the oldest Hispanic nonprofit in Washington, D.C., won a $2,500 AARP Community Challenge grant to create a community garden. The AARP grants fund quick-turnaround projects that aim to make communities more livable.
However, report finds systemic gaps in DC in long-term care staffing, lack of quality transportation and long-term care affordability
Washington, D.C. residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
Thank you for joining our virtual Fraud Watch Network presentation. Below are materials that were mentioned during the presentation. Click on each title to view the information.
AARP DC’s volunteer advocacy team helped prevent cuts to two programs that had been on the chopping block in the recently passed fiscal 2024 city budget.
AARP has been fighting to ensure Americans get the Social Security they've earned for decades and we are here to help answer important questions. Questions that we hear often include: When should you claim? How can you maximize your money? How much will you get? Here are answers to some of those questions.
Does your community group need a speaker? AARP DC volunteers can deliver presentations on a variety of topics to groups of 25 or more across the District. We can tailor the length of the talk to fit the group’s needs.
For the first time in over three years, some of the Medicaid requirements waived during the COVID-19 pandemic are now ending. All Medicaid recipients, including those in the District, must take action to confirm they still qualify for the program or risk losing coverage.
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