A fire at the Arthur Capper Senior Public Housing Complex displaces 160 residents and leaves one senior trapped in the building for five days.
Content categorized as Senior Citizens
Gwynette Smith writes about the prejudices she faces from people who assume she is homeless.
Jennifer McLaughlin makes the case for House Resolution 4547, the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018
The D.C. Council Committee held its budget oversight hearing of several agencies which address aging in place in Washington, D.C.
Gwynette Smith describes the actions taken by the D.C. government over the past year that aimed to help senior citizens.
Robert Williams calls for increased care towards homeless senior citizens, sharing an experience he had with a homeless friend recently.
In this installment of Perception or Reality, Robert Williams laments the effects of the lack of housing.
Residents of four Congress Heights apartment buildings resolve to stay despite redevelopment plan.
A vendor describes her early voting experience and some of the obstacles facing people who want to vote.
“Preacherman” Lance faced charges from the National Park police at May 18 hearing in U.S. District Court. His friend Jane Zara helped him navigate some of the legal process, but could not represent him.
Tuesday, May 17 the Tenant Advocacy Coalition held a Candidates Forum at Sumner School on the subject of rent control and other tenant-related issues.
The D.C. Council’s Committee on the Judiciary approved a bill that will protect senior citizens from financial exploitation.
A black cloud of cruelty lingers in the air of Washington, D.C., from individuals who intentionally force the frailest to sleep on the streets. These… Read more »
According to the District of Columbia Interagency Council of Homelessness (ICH), the number of families experiencing homelessness in the D.C. area increased 50 percent between… Read more »
Committees on ending homelessness, movements on end homelessness, meetings to end homelessness, reports on ending homelessness…. May God and Jesus truly be with the… Read more »
A new program to benefit elderly District of Columbia residents is now in the early stages of implementation. “Age-Friendly DC” coordinates collective action through 2017… Read more »
I recently attended an Age-Friendly D.C. meeting at the Wilson Building. Age-Friendly DC is the District’s plan for ensuring our city is a good place… Read more »
In and around Washington, D.C., seniors are the most vulnerable to hunger. According to a report by Feeding America, which oversees hundreds of food banks… Read more »
A poem about a misunderstood old lady.
Elderly residents of Garfield Terrace look forward to the third Wednesday of every month. They line up in anticipation of a visit from Capital Area… Read more »