The AARP Bulletin

Veterans Promotion
The District is home to 25,514 veterans, according to 2020 U.S. Census Bureau data. AARP is teaming up with agencies to help vets and their caregivers by offering two online sessions on Wednesday, June 15.
Andrus Award
District native Sheena Tuckson has dedicated her life to promoting literacy and organizing adult tutors in her community to teach children how to read. 
Nurses Helping Elderly
Finding reliable medical staff to work directly with patients became especially challenging during the pandemic. 
Volunteer
AARP District of Columbia is ready to start the new year by continuing its advocacy for older adults in the nation’s capital, virtually and, eventually, in person. 
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Do you know a volunteer who deserves greater recognition? 
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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. 
AARP Missouri "SPeak Out! volunteers
AARP’s Speakers Bureau provides helpful guidance to local community groups on a wide range of topics important to older adults, such as caregiving, health care, driver safety, encore careers and fraud prevention. 
Andrus Award
AARP District of Columbia has honored Gloria Roberts-Henry with its most prestigious award for volunteer service, the Andrus Award for community service. 
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AARP District of Columbia is working to make sure older residents don’t get short shrift when local lawmakers make decisions about funding programs. 
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AARP DC is working to make sure older residents don’t get short shrift when local lawmakers make decisions about funding programs in 2021. 
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