Tara Bahrampour

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The first family worships at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in the District.

  • Apr 20, 2014

Nearly one-third of the 1,306 converts to the religion in the Washington area are in their 20s or early 30s.

  • Apr 19, 2014

Food insecurity rises on college campuses as tuition increases and more low-income students enroll.

  • Apr 9, 2014

Women make up a full 81 percent of the roughly 55,000 people in the U.S. who are 100 or older, Census says

  • Apr 9, 2014

Mothers at homeless shelter recall suspect in girl’s disappearance offering their children money.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Kahlil Malik Tatum is being sought in connection with the disappearance of Relisha Tenau Rudd, 8.

  • Mar 23, 2014

Workers with a retirement plan or a higher income say they are more confident they’ll retire in comfort.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Nurses to receive award for program that replaces antipsychotic drugs with behavior modification and music

  • Mar 17, 2014

Many Americans are embracing adventurous retirement activities that earlier generations never considered.

  • Mar 16, 2014

Chevy Chase residents say 100-year-old house slated for demolition could be restored to its former glory.

  • Mar 15, 2014

Jesse Jones, a retired professor at UDC, suffers from dementia

  • Mar 12, 2014

A new Georgetown study identifies 10 lipids in the blood of patients who went on to develop Alzheimer’s.

  • Mar 10, 2014

New study finds that death certificates often leave off Alzheimer’s, resulting in undercount.

  • Mar 5, 2014

As Americans age, looking after loved ones comes at a price.

  • Mar 4, 2014

Suit says HUD failed to protect spouses from displacement and foreclosure as required by law.

  • Feb 27, 2014

Study finds same-sex applicants were quoted higher prices and less availability than heterosexuals.

  • Feb 26, 2014

Campaign Legal Center, National Housing Trust and NatureServe recognized as creative institutions.

  • Feb 20, 2014

At funeral, friends and family describe Ruthanne Giammittorio Lodato as a longtime linchpin of the community.

  • Feb 15, 2014

As the region digs out from snow, kids have a grand time slipping and sliding through an extra-long weekend.

  • Feb 14, 2014

The Washington area is an epicenter of the movement, which has greatly expanded over just four years.

  • Feb 6, 2014
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About Tara

Tara Bahrampour, a staff writer based in Washington, D.C., writes about aging and mental health. A staff writer for the Washington Post since 2004, she has reported for the Post from Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, and the republic of Georgia. She has also covered immigration and education for the Post, and she is the author of To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America, a memoir about revolution and growing up between two cultures.