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Request an AARP DC Speaker

Posted on 04/15/19

Volunteer members of the AARP DC Speakers Bureau

Does your community group need a speaker for an upcoming meeting or event?

AARP DC staff and volunteers can deliver presentations on a variety of topics to groups of 15 or more anywhere in Washington, D.C. The presentations are well suited for civic organizations, church groups, senior villages, etc. We can tailor the length of the talk to fit the group’s needs.

Topics include:

  • Caregiving (30-45 mins.) –  Attendees will be informed of the available resources important for family caregivers and their loved ones. Speakers will also delve into AARP’s Prepare to Care planning guide which provides integral information for new caregivers, those preparing to become caregivers and those receiving care as well.
  • Fraud (30-45 mins.) – The AARP Fraud Watch Network is working to empower you to protect yourself from fraud and scams. Attendees will learn how to protect themselves and loved ones from the latest scams, how to spot potential fraud and essential preventative measures.
  • Job Search in the Digital Age (30-60 mins.) – Whether you’re making a career change by choice or necessity, this workshop is designed to help you make a smooth transition. In this session you’ll learn: how job search engines can help you find jobs online; resume tips and how to age-proof your resume; how keywords can help your resume get noticed; and tips for online networking through LinkedIn.
  • Technology Literacy (30 – 60 mins.) – Discover the capabilities of your iPad or tablet. If you’re new to mobile technology or in need of a refresher, our introductory course is a great starting point. AARP also offers a workshop about the basics of Facebook, the world’s largest and most popular social network.

 To request a speaker, complete and submit our Speaker Request form.*

*Forms must be submitted 30 days in advance of desired presentation date.

Questions? Email DCAARP@aarp.org or call AARP DC’s toll-free number 1-866-554-5384.

This story is provided by AARP Washington, DC. Visit the AARP Washington, DC page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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