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Stopping the “Silver Tsunami:” Why Maryland Must Pass New Retirement Savings Laws

Posted on 03/20/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

The following is written by AARP Maryland’s State Director, Hank Greenberg. AARP is working hard to enact legislation for the Maryland Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program and Trust, Senate Bill 312 and House Bill 421. Contact your legislator today! The headlines were alarming: “Task Force says 1 million working Maryland residents have virtually no retirement savings” and talk of a “silver tsunami.” This from a report issued in March by a bipartisan task force convened by Maryland’s former democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley. …

Maryland Ranks Sixth in Nation for Fraud Complaints, New Report Shows

Posted on 03/13/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

On the heels of a new March 2015 report showing Maryland ranks sixth in the US overall in the number of reported fraud complaints and 10th overall in identity theft complaints, the AARP Fraud Watch Network (FWN) offers tips so people can learn how to protect themselves from the top ten scams reported by Marylanders in 2014. See below for a list of the top ten complaints from Maryland victims. For the 15th consecutive year, identity theft was the top complaint in the …

AARP Maryland Urges Support for the CARE Act: Help Caregivers Keep Family Members at Home

Posted on 03/5/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

MEDIA ADVISORY What: Press Conference on March 12 – Pass The CARE Act! – SB572/HB1006 AARP Maryland Urges Support for the CARE Act to Help Caregivers Keep Family Members at Home Maryland House and Senate scheduled to hear the Bill on March 12, 2015 When: Thursday, March 12 – 12 pm Where: AARP’s Annapolis Office, 15 School Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 (View on Google Maps)     Key Issues: More than 770,000 Marylanders care for aging parents and spouses who want …

Join AARP in Annapolis for Lunch and Visit Your Legislators!

Posted on 02/3/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

This year’s legislative session in Maryland has AARP fighting for many important issues that affect 50+ Marylanders, including retirement security, caregiving protection, and paid sick leave. In order to be successful in this fight, we need the support of our more than 870,000 members across the state. Want to have your opinions heard and make a difference at the same time? AARP Maryland is hosting a member “Rally and Lunch” in Annapolis on Wednesday, March 18. Attend our event and tell your elected officials what would …

Does Your Business Need a Boost? Get Minority Business Enterprise Certified

Posted on 02/3/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Do you operate a minority or women-owned firm? Looking to bid on a contract with the state of Maryland? If so, you may want to consider attending a free, upcoming class sponsored by the Women’s Business Center on becoming Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified. This class, held at the Baltimore-area headquarters of AARP Maryland, will provide a comprehensive review of the certification process that is administered by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and is open …

Women Disproportionately Impacted by Caregiving and Retirement Savings

Posted on 01/29/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Nancy LeaMond is the Executive Vice President for AARP’s State and National Group – and a long-time resident of Maryland’s Montgomery County. As a longtime resident of Maryland, I was delighted to speak at the recent Montgomery County Commission for Women’s Legislative Briefing on behalf of AARP’s nearly 870,000 members in the state. Today, 2 million Marylanders–roughly one-third of the state’s population—are over the age of 50. More than 800,000 people are over the age of 65. And Maryland, like …