District residents walk for Alzheimer's. (Demetrious Kinney/The Washington Informer)
D Kevin McNeir

Alzheimer’s ‘Walk’ Puts Focus on Surge of Cases and Costs

Thousands of participants from the greater Washington area, including dedicated and concerned children, gathered on the National Mall on Saturday, Oct. 14 to raise funds that will be used to further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association during the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s.” [read more…]

Legal Counsel for the Elderly has been assisting D.C. seniors for more than 40 years. (Courtesy of AARP)

AARP Legal Counsel Helps Elderly Avoid Foreclosure, Scams

Legal Counsel for the Elderly’s Foreclosure Prevention Project attorneys staff the judicial foreclosure calendar at D.C. Superior Court every week, providing information, legal assistance and full representation to low-income D.C. homeowners facing foreclosure, with a particular focus on elderly homeowners. [read more…]

Edna Kane-Williams

Edna Kane-Williams Named Senior VP of Multicultural Leadership at AARP

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Edna Kane-Williams has been named as AARP’s senior vice president for Multicultural Leadership, the organization announced Monday. In this new role, she will lead the development and execution of AARP’s multicultural strategy to increase the organization’s social impact and relevance among multicultural audiences.
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