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Dreams for Your Own Business? Join our 10/28 Live Webcast!

Posted on 10/26/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

More 50+ Americans are finding out every day that owning a small business can be a great opportunity. Whether out of necessity to generate income or to turn a passion into a paycheck, older entrepreneurs are starting small businesses more than any other age group! So where do you start if you’re interested? How do you turn an idea into reality? Tune into a special AARP Encore Entrepreneur telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, October 28 from 7-8 p.m. Experts from AARP …

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

Posted on 10/7/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

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 make their responsibilities a little bit easier. Sign up for AARP activist emails – stay in the know across the country and in your community about issues that matter! That’s why AARP supports the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable …

Discover the Perfect Career! Join our 9/24 Live Webcast [updated with link to recording]

Posted on 09/18/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Thanks to all who tuned into this event! To watch a recording of this webcast, click here.  The average person spends over 100,000 hours of their life working–so it’s important to love what you do. So, what if you’re at an impasse in your working life? Learn how to feel more rewarded and fulfilled by your career! It may be easier than you think. Tune into a special AARP Maryland teletown hall and live webcast on Thursday, September 24 at 6 pm ET, …

Giving Back Can Start with “Nah”

Posted on 09/10/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

The following guest blog was written by Bethesda Chevy Chase High School senior Addisu Dempsey, who with the help of his twin sister Tirhas founded a community assistance group they named “NAH (Nobody’s Alone Here).” Everybody knows that teenagers say “nah” a lot. My mother used to make a face when my twin sister and I would answer, “nah” — but not anymore! Ever since I realized what else it could stand for, all of us are proud to talk …

Driver’s Safety: Talking to Loved Ones

Posted on 08/10/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

You may be seeing signs that their driving skills are not quite what they used to be. Maybe their reflexes have slowed or their vision is not as strong. You are increasingly concerned not just about their personal safety, but also the safety of passengers and other drivers. Still, it’s a tough subject for most families. For the driver, to hang up the keys is to lose their independence. For families and caregivers, it means ensuring alternatives are available so …

Have a Passion to Lead? Help AARP in Maryland!

Posted on 07/17/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

AARP Maryland is looking for people who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a difference in the lives of people 50+ in Maryland.  If you have a passion for the issues faced by people 50+, are a strategic thinker and planner who has led others to achieve common goals, we encourage you to learn more about AARP’s volunteer leadership positions.  We welcome people with a variety of skills, experience and backgrounds who want to address the issues …