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SEP 24, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
SEP 14, 2021
AARP District of Columbia is seeking nominations for the 2021 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. If you know someone whose volunteer work has improved the community, enhanced people's lives or inspired others to volunteer, they could be the next Andrus Award recipient!
SEP 10, 2021
With the assistance of the AARP Community Challenge Grant, DC Greens is constructing The Well at Oxon Run Park, which will provide a wide array of community-envisioned, culturally-relevant programming.
AUG 18, 2021
The grant will be used to support the inaugural Age-Friendly Social Innovation Challenge.
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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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Standing out in today’s job market can be tough. Learn how to stay competitive and put your best foot forward with tips from our Online Career Expo.
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Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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STAY DC is a financial assistance program for renters in DC to help cover housing and utility expenses. Residents must be able to show that they are experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic.
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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. 
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AARP announced the 2021 Community Challenge Grant winners. Grants were awarded to four local organizations in the District of Columbia that are implementing projects to benefit residents of all ages and backgrounds. Grant recipients include DC Greens, the DC Office of Planning, the George Washington University Center for Aging and Vida Senior Centers.
DC Health Link
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Washington, DC
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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.
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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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