AARP Washington DC

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AUG 15, 2022
Do you know a volunteer age 50+ who is making a significant difference in Washington, DC?
JUL 15, 2022
We’re here for the 50+ in our nation’s capital, to offer free events and enriching experiences for members and their guests that can help with finances, family, and fun!
AUG 12, 2022
Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors
JUL 21, 2022
Grants Part of Initiative to Make Communities More Livable
JUN 22, 2022
All registered voters will be sent an absentee ballot for the Nov. election and can vote safely from home.
JUL 20, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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Wanda Dudley of Ward 8 was recently named one of the two winners of AARP’s nationwide Show Your Love Volunteer Contest! Ms. Wanda coordinates the registration, food distribution, and logistics for over 350 seniors each month at the United Planning Organization.
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!
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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.
Do you know a volunteer who deserves greater recognition? 
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The grant will be used to support the inaugural Age-Friendly Social Innovation Challenge.
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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.
Is your 65th birthday coming up? You know what that means: It’s time to prepare for Medicare. Get ahead of the game with answers from our free webinar on Medicare, including when to enroll, what’s covered and where to find help along the way.
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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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