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Team AARP Participating in 16th Annual Ride Across Maryland on June 4-5

Posted on 05/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

  AARP Maryland is set to participate in the upcoming Ride Across Maryland (RAM), a two-day motorcycle event with an ultimate goal of raising money and awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. The RAM 2016 event is in its 16th year, and will include the first-ever “Team AARP,” consisting of six motorcycle riders from Ocean City, Maryland who will individually complete a 150-mile ride throughout Maryland—from Columbia to Ocean City. The excursion will include escorts over the Chesapeake …

Fight Elder Abuse and Shred Documents with AARP in Baltimore County!

Posted on 05/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

AARP Maryland and Baltimore County Restoring Elder Safety Today (BC-REST) invite Baltimore County area residents to learn about preventing elder abuse and take time to shred unneeded documents for free during an event on Wednesday, June 15. The shred will take place as part of the BC-REST World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum. The event will be held at the Sollers Point Multipurpose Center at 320 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk, MD. The shredding time will be 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. To …

Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K – Get Involved with AARP!

Posted on 05/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

Join Team AARP at the Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K! AARP Maryland is a sponsor of the Baltimore Women’s Classic, taking place on Sunday, June 26. Event details here; read below to find out how to get involved with Team AARP! AARP National Office and state office women near the Baltimore-area are encouraged to run or walk with Team AARP for the Mid-Atlantic’s largest all-women’s 5K. AARP Maryland will have a vendor space at the Finish Line Festival with information for …

Governor Hogan Signs Retirement Savings, Family Caregiving Bills

Posted on 05/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

For Immediate Release Contacts: Tammy Bresnahan, 410-302-8451 tbresnahan@aarp.org Mike Kulick, 410-895-7604 mkulick@aarp.org May 11, 2016 New legislation will help nearly one million Maryland workers save for retirement and 800,000 family caregivers receive better aftercare instruction Annapolis, MD—AARP in Maryland is celebrating legislative wins for 50+ Marylanders and their families after Governor Larry Hogan signed two important pieces of legislation into law on Tuesday that will affect retirement savings and support for family caregivers. Help us say “thank you” to Maryland lawmakers …

Calling All Veterans! Free AARP Event on 3/31 in Annapolis

Posted on 02/29/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

This event is now over, but we hope to do another veterans event in the future! Please keep checking our blog for future events. AARP Maryland is proud to be a Commemorative Partner with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. As a partner of this event, AARP Maryland is holding a Veteran’s Legislative Day in Annapolis during the Maryland Legislative Session. Each veteran in attendance who served between November 1, 1955 and May 15th, 1975 (regardless of location) …

Help Hungry Marylanders “Spring Forward” From February 27 – March 5!

Posted on 02/23/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

Can you help hungry Marylanders “spring forward?” It’s easy to help, during our 2016 Spring Forward Harvest for the Hungry food drive, taking place at Safeway stores across the region between February 27 – March 5! Shoppers across the DC, Maryland, and northern Virginia region can purchase a $10 pre-stuffed bag of food (or any loose donations are accepted) at all Safeway stores in the region. Additionally, to help encourage these donations, AARP volunteers and Girl Scouts will be placed at tables …

Volunteer for the 2016 Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive in Maryland!

Posted on 01/6/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

February 23, 2016 update: The registration period for volunteering for Spring Forward 2016 is now closed–but you can still get involved by donating to the campaign from Feb 27-March 5! Visit this page to learn more. Some people can’t afford to splurge on certain luxuries–unfortunately, food is considered a luxury for many. Every day, nearly nine million older Americans face the risk of hunger. They’re our friends, our neighbors and our family, and they don’t want to be a burden–so they …

Help Maryland’s 771K Family Caregivers. Support the CARE Act in 2016

Posted on 01/1/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

The CARE Act has *passed* the Maryland House & Senate, and will become law once signed by Governor Hogan! Please visit our thank you page and take two minutes to send your message of gratitude to our legislators! More than 771,000 Marylanders are caring for an older parent or loved one, helping them to live independently at home – where they want to be. These caregivers have a big job, and we can all help with some basic support—and commonsense solutions—to …

Fighting for Marylanders: AARP Legislative Priorities for 2016

Posted on 12/11/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

  AARP is excited to be working for its members again during the Maryland Legislative Session. Here are the main issues that we are fighting for in 2016. Financial Resiliency Secure Choice Marylanders have wide-ranging financial concerns, including finding work, protecting their assets, supporting family members and preparing for retirement. A secure retirement is out of reach for thousands of Marylanders who do not have a way to save at work. That is why AARP Maryland is advocating for the …

Help Create Change in 2016: Join Us for Annapolis Lobby Days!

Posted on 12/3/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/mkulick/" title="Posts by Michael Kulick" rel="author">Michael Kulick</a> | AARP Maryland |

The upcoming 2016 legislative session in Maryland has AARP fighting for many important issues that affect 50+ Marylanders–including retirement security and protection for caregivers. In order to be successful in this fight, we need the support of our nearly 880,000 members statewide! Want to have your opinions heard and make a difference at the same time? AARP Maryland is hosting several AARP Lobby Days in Annapolis during the 2016 Maryland Legislative Session (see below for dates and details). Attend one or more of …