NewsBy Lillianna Byington April 17, 2015
District Strives to be Physically and Financially Age-Friendly
A new program to benefit elderly District of Columbia residents is now in the early stages of implementation. “Age-Friendly DC”…
OpinionBy Angie Whitehurst April 17, 2015
Viable and Valuable
I recently attended an Age-Friendly D.C. meeting at the Wilson Building. Age-Friendly DC is the District’s plan for ensuring our…
NewsBy Marie-Laetitia Vidor / Hannah Roop December 10, 2014
Seniors Tread Hard Line Between Fixed Incomes and Rising Costs of Living
In and around Washington, D.C., seniors are the most vulnerable to hunger. According to a report by Feeding America, which…
ArtBy James Davis September 11, 2013
A Cry for Janis
A poem about a misunderstood old lady.
NewsBy Joel Barnes December 5, 2012
Rolling Food Bank Delivers
Elderly residents of Garfield Terrace look forward to the third Wednesday of every month. They line up in anticipation of…
By Natalie Devlin October 24, 2012
Seniors Fight Gentrification with Building Purchase
Mary Smith knew that her housing security was at risk when she saw an increase in other senior citizens seeking…
NewsBy Natalie Devlin June 20, 2012
Losing Everything: The Long Wait For SSI
According to a new report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP) hearings for such benefits currently take one to three years.
NewsBy Christina Mele May 9, 2012
Stretching Past Homelessness with Yoga
Every Tuesday from 3p.m. to 4 p.m., guests of Miriam’s Kitchen are encouraged to come to the dining room and participate in Miriam’s Studio yoga session.
Opinion April 25, 2012
You’ve Got Scam
Jeffery McNeil talks about how the elderly are exploited by con artists.
NewsBy Robert Blair December 7, 2011
A Welcoming Final Home
When the hospital was discharging Anthony, a social worker told him that he had two choices: a homeless shelter or Joseph’s House, a hospice for homeless HIV/AIDS sufferers in Northwest D.C. Anthony did not hesitate.
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