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APR 16, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
APR 21, 2020
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APR 14, 2021
Did you know that April 14 is National Gardening Day? Not only is this hobby a perfect spring activity, but it also has plenty of mental health benefits that will keep you at ease during such a stressful time in the world. If you’re interested in creating a garden of your own, keep reading for some tips and tricks on how to get started:  
APR 9, 2021
Coronavirus scams are spreading as fast as the virus itself. In late February, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had logged more than 362,000 consumer complaints related to COVID-19 and stimulus payments, 69% of them involving fraud or identity theft. Victims have reported losing nearly $349 million. In Washington, the FTC has logged more than 7,900 consumer complaints related to COVID-19 and stimulus payments since the pandemic started.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Washington for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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When someone demands payment via gift card, that’s when you know you’ve caught a scammer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common scams where gift cards are the currency.
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AARP is committed to keeping your finances safe from fraud this tax season. Before filing your tax returns, take a look at some tips and tricks to avoid scammers and keep your personal information protected:  
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AARP Washington is part of a Social Isolation Work Group trying creative approaches to reaching lonely people, including a laptop lending library, virtual coffee klatches, and robotic pets.
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When it comes to your retirement income strategy, planning ahead is the best policy. Catch our free webinar all about Social Security and how to count your benefits into retirement income.
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At AARP, we are committed to giving you access to the tools and resources you need to effectively manage your money, especially in uncertain times like these.
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AARP is proud to highlight our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, and to honor her legacy during Women’s History Month.
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Veterans are victims of con artists about twice as often as the general population, AARP research finds. About 16 percent of former service members lost money to fraud over a recent five-year period.
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Trained AARP speakers available free of charge
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We know that it takes time to build great communities. But, we also believe that tangible improvements can spark long-term change. The AARP Community Challenge launched in 2017 to fund projects that build momentum to improve livability for all. We are excited to announce the program is back in 2021 for its fifth year and is currently accepting applications online through April 14, 5:00 p.m. PT.
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