OCT 22, 2021
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
OCT 6, 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!
OCT 4, 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.
OCT 1, 2021
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Washington, DC
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In 2021, AARP DC will be focusing its early advocacy efforts on ensuring that the District’s FY 2022 budget does not adversely impact residents 50-plus.
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