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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 …

People with Disabilities Ask Court to Stop Maryland Paratransit Discrimination

Posted on 01/21/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

For Interviews, Please Contact: AARP MD Communications Director Trésa Ballard 410-370-5305 January 20, 2015 – A lawsuit filed on Friday, January 16, by Maryland Disability Law Center and AARP Foundation Litigation attorneys on behalf of a proposed class of individuals with disabilities claims that the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and the Maryland Department of Transportation are improperly denying eligibility and access to paratransit. “People need reliable access to paratransit to get to work, life-saving medical appointments, and other critical life …

Are You a 50+ Marylander and On the Job Hunt?

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Are you over age 50 and frustrated by your job search?  AARP is committed to helping experienced workers achieve their employment goals and help them turn dreams into real possibilities.  Bringing a rich history, experienced adults are more important to America’s workforce than ever. The Jewish Council for the Aging’s (JCA) Career Gateway Program can help you hone your resume, polish your networking and interviewing skills, use Internet job search resources more effectively, and turn your age and experience to …

Volunteer for 2015 Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Sign-up period for volunteering for the 2015 Food Drive has now ended, but you can still help by donating to the campaign! Read how right now. 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 suffer in silence. That’s why AARP and AARP Foundation …