Help AARP Fight Hunger in Maryland in 2017!

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Updated February 2017: We are currently looking for on-the-ground volunteers who can donate a few hours of their time in locations across Maryland during the weekend of April 29-30. If you are interested, please email Joy Hall at jhall@aarp.org. 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 …

AARP Calls on Maryland Public Service Commission to Preserve Availability and Quality of Landline Phone Service

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Carr 443-787-5382 ncarr@aarp.org BALTIMORE (February 1, 2017) – On behalf of the 50+ community and more than 898,690 members statewide, AARP Maryland is calling on the Maryland Public Service Commission to protect the interests of Marylanders in rural counties and urban areas who rely on copper networks for reliable and affordable landline phone service. AARP filed comments today with the Commission in support of a petition recently filed by the Maryland Office of People’s Counsel …

Maryland Veterans’ Resource Page

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  Maryland is home to a projected 414,000+ veterans in 2017, and AARP is proud to support this group! Our AARP Maryland veterans resource page will be continually updated with helpful links and information that may be of interest to you as a veteran or the friend/family member of a veteran. United States of America 50th Commemoration Vietnam War pinning ceremony This ceremony is open to Vietnam combat and Era veterans who are interested in having AARP Maryland perform a commemorative pinning …

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, …

AARP Maryland’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

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2/20 update: Check out our latest Facebook video from Annapolis! If you would like to join AARP in Annapolis as a volunteer, email us and let us know. 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. • …

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 …