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AARP’s Community Challenge grant program doled out $3.4 million this year across the nation to fund 260 quick-action projects to improve the lives of people of all ages.
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AARP District of Columbia advocates for the 50-plus population before the city government.
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District native Sheena Tuckson has dedicated her life to promoting literacy and organizing adult tutors in her community to teach children how to read. 
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AARP District of Columbia salutes those who have served and still serve. We support our veterans and their families with information on career support, caregiving resources, community connections and more.
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AARP DC volunteers Wes and Ron have a candid conversation about their experiences coming of age as gay men at a time when being gay was not widely accepted, memories of the early days of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, their first Pride event in DC, and what life is like now as an LGBTQ elder.
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No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier. AARP developed this family caregiver guide with you, the caregiver, in mind and as a starting point to help you find the services and support you might need throughout your journey.
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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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DMV art contest winners will be recognized in Beacon newspaper and with later reception.
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View the latest information and articles from AARP Washington DC.
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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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