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Attend the July 7 Baltimore City Public Forum on Health System Transformation

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

The following was written by the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative “Health Care for All!” Coalition. The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative established the Coalition in 1999, with a mission to educate Marylanders about feasible and effective ways to expand access to quality affordable health insurance for all residents of our state. The coalition is the state’s largest health care consumer coalition with over 1200 diverse organizational members, including religious, health, community, labor, and business groups from across the state. Our state is pioneering a …

Free AARP Shred Event in Ocean Pines

Posted on 06/16/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Financial exploitation of older Americans is the “crime of the 21st century,” according to the National Council on Aging. Scammers often target older people who typically have been working and saving for decades. As part of its ongoing efforts to fight fraud, AARP in Maryland is encouraging members to bring a box or bag of documents with sensitive information to this free, community shredding event! Registration is NOT required to attend, and there is NO limit on the amount of sensitive …

How Has Transportation Changed Your Life? Tell Us & Win!

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

The need for better senior transportation touches almost every family in America. By 2030, one in every five Americans will be over 65, and as they age many will find themselves losing abilities needed to drive safely. The answer is parked in driveways from coast to coast. Enter our contest now for a chance to win an Amazon Kindle! How has transportation changed the way you life your life? AARP in Maryland has teamed up with ITNAmerica to promote the 2015 Storybook …

Join AARP at the FREE World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Join AARP at the FREE World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum at the Perry Hall Library in Baltimore County June 15, 2015 9:30 am to 1:00 pm Presented by Baltimore County Restoring Elder Safety Today (BC- REST); an Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition Elder Abuse Can Be: • Physical • Neglect • Self-Neglect • Sexual Abuse • Financial Exploitation No registration is required and the event is free. Attendees will receive a free gift, and breakfast will be provided! • Learn how …

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 …