Health & Wellbeing

Get updates on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, health insurance, and your personal health and fitness.
DC Health Link
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Washington, DC
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Join DC Grandparents Against COVID-19 to help your family, friends and neighbors stay healthy.
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A majority of adults ages 50–79 report they're not concerned about aging-related ailments. The research results showed that as older adults age, they become less worried about the effects on their bodies.
Loneliness
The pandemic has led to isolation and loneliness for many people. AARP District of Columbia wants people to know there is a way to help and be helped. AARP’s Friendly Voice program has trained, caring volunteers who are ready to chat, listen or just say hello.
Nurses Helping Elderly
Finding reliable medical staff to work directly with patients became especially challenging during the pandemic. 
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View the latest information and articles from AARP Washington DC.
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AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 12 p.m. (CST). Experts at this week’s live Q&A event will address your questions related to protecting yourself and loved ones from the virus, staying healthy and reducing social isolation.
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We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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Caring for a parent, spouse, or other loved one can be a 24/7 job that is emotionally, physically and financially difficult. That’s why AARP works tirelessly to support family caregivers, striving to make your big responsibilities a little bit easier.
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Not sure which Medicare plans and options are right for you or a loved one? AARP is here to help connect you to the resources that may make it easier for you to decide what’s right for you.
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