JUL 28, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
JUL 28, 2021
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.
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.
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!
Spotting a scam can be harder than it looks. Join AARP for a free webinar to dive into the dark web of a scammer. You’ll hear from real-life fraudsters and learn how they work behind the scenes to con people everywhere.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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