There are eight volunteer-led AARP Chapters in the District, which offer health and wellness fairs, presentations on relevant topics, community service opportunities and fun outings. Find an AARP Chapter near you by searching here, and get involved!
AARP DC cordially invites you to come to an upcoming neighborhood chat for coffee and casual conversation about what’s happening with the growing 50+ population in DC. We are making a stop in every ward, so please come by!
Veterans Day is observed as a federal holiday annually on November 11, and all month-long we honor veterans and former military as part of Veterans Appreciation Month. At AARP, we honor and support veterans and their families 365 days a year. Check out these resources, events and other opportunities...
Onlookers danced and swayed with the beat of the drum band on the AARP float in the D.C. Capital Pride parade on Saturday, June 8 th. The parade was one of the highlights for AARP participants in DC Pride weekend. Cheering, onlookers stood four-deep along the sidewalks, in the heat, along the 19-block parade route around DuPont Circle, New Hampshire Avenue, and 17th and P streets.
Literacy - the ability to read and write - is important to everyone everywhere. However, some people still don't have easy access to the books they want to read. . The idea behind Little Free Library is to promote literacy and community-building by supporting book exchanges.
It’s official. District of Columbia Mayor Vincent has committed DC to being one of seven pilot sites in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. At a news conference on October 3 rd, Mayor Gray announced that becoming an age-friendly city is the first of four goals in the city’s Strategic Plan for Community Living in an Age-Friendly City. The commitment marks the beginning of a multi-year planning and implementation process in the District.