AARP Seeks Volunteers for New Montgomery County Dementia Friendly Initiative

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AARP is proud to be part of a new Dementia Friendly America (DFA) initiative in Montgomery County. Montgomery County joins seven other communities across the nation in this movement, including Boston, Denver and Prince George’s County, MD. AARP has joined other organizations and community leaders, including the Montgomery County Area Office on Aging and BrightFocus. We are currently looking for Montgomery County area residents to volunteer with us to help increase the success of this initiative! If interested in learning more, …

Help AARP Fight Hunger in Maryland in 2017!

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  Between 10-12 percent of Marylanders aged 50+ struggle with hunger, and we are doing our part to help bring relief to those in need while providing volunteers the opportunity to “give where they live.” AARP Maryland helps to combat senior food insecurity through collaboration with various organizations around the state in the Spring Forward Harvest for the Hungry campaign. Thirty years ago, Harvest for the Hungry founder Larry Adam recognized “hunger knows no holiday” and formed a statewide extensive …

AARP Maryland’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

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  With more than 895,000 members statewide, AARP Maryland is the voice of the 50+ in your community. From Oakland to Ocean City, and every district in between, AARP invites you to join us at the State House in Annapolis in 2017. • Meet with your local lawmakers to share concerns and priorities. • Testify before legislative committees. • Be part of our Digital Army to spread the word on social media. Raise your voice with us! Below are  some of …

Be a Difference Maker: Join the AARP Maryland Volunteer Executive Council!

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  AARP Maryland is looking for leaders who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a real difference in the lives of people 50+ in Maryland – to help shape goals and policies that will influence the 50+ and their families across the state. 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, and have ideas that you think can inspire …

AARP Maryland Seeking Interns for 2017!

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AARP Maryland is looking for bright, motivated undergraduates to join us in our Baltimore office in 2017! Help us promote and protect the interests of the 50+ community in Maryland and their families in areas such as financial security, caregiving, fraud, hunger and livable communities.

AARP Maryland Congratulates 2016 General Election Winners

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Nov. 10, 2016 CONTACT Nancy Carr, 410.895.7610 ncarr@aarp.org   State director calls on new leadership to address Social Security, Medicare and Caregiving Maryland— AARP Maryland State Director Hank Greenberg issued the following statement regarding the outcome of the 2016 General Election in Maryland: “AARP Maryland congratulates the winners of the 2016 contests for the US Senate and House of Representatives.  As AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins said yesterday, ‘Now the real work begins.’ AARP Maryland stands ready to work with …

Tech Makes Older Adults Healthier: Learn How at Howard County’s 50+EXPO on 10/31

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Learn about the latest in health tracker technology and how it can positively impact older adults’ lives during at the 18th Annual Howard County 50+EXPO in Columbia, MD! Being held at Wilde Lake High School (5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD 21044) from 9 am to 4 pm on Monday, October 31, the Howard County 50+EXPO will feature a presentation by AARP’s Senior Advisor of Digital Strategy & Membership, Mike Lee. Mike will speak to attendees about his personal health victories …

Find Needed Resources at the Free 10/29 Caregivers Conference on Kauai

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Caring for older family members is a big job. Could you use a little help? Hundreds of people on Kauai are helping older loved ones to live independently in their own homes. Get connected to information and resources to help you care for family or plan for the future at AARP’s free Caregiver Conference on Saturday, October 29 at the Marriott Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Register here! At the free caregiver conference, attendees can …

Recording Now Available: 10/1 Tele-Town Hall Forum with Mayoral Candidates Caldwell and Djou!

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Updated 10/10: Listen to the entire recording here! Press release from the event is below. Honolulu— This Saturday, October 1, Honolulu mayoral candidates will participate in a live tele-town hall forum from 9-10 a.m. and take phone questions from Oahu residents on issues concerning them. “AARP is pleased to provide the opportunity for Oahu residents to listen and ask questions about the issues they are most concerned with,” said Barbara Kim Stanton, AARP Hawaii’s State Director who will serve as moderator of …

Family Caregivers: Download Your CARE Act Card Now!

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AARP Hawaii fought for the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act to help family caregivers when their loved ones go into the hospital and as they transition home. Now, you can download your free CARE Act wallet card for you and any loved one you may care for. Effective July 1, 2017, the CARE Act will require Hawaii’s acute care hospitals to: 1.) Provide the patient with with the oportunity to designate a family caregiver on their medical record. 2.) Notify …