Learn How to Fight Fraud in Maryland

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Local Resources | Maryland Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft, investment fraud and other types of scams. Last year alone, 12.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft  that’s one person victimized every 3 seconds. With scammers busy thinking up new ways to steal your money, how can you protect yourself and your family? The Top Three Scams in Maryland are: 1. Identity Theft 2. Banks and Lenders 3. Debt Collections AARP has a big megaphone right …

Stay Connected: Newest Volunteer Opportunities in Maryland (updated 10/13)

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Maryland | Volunteering   Last updated 10/13/14!   If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? Our members tell us that they want to make a difference, and AARP MD will showcase opportunities here for you to get connected to opportunity that make your feel great — either through AARP MD or through a community partner! Please take a look at the volunteer opportunities in Maryland …

Get Discounted Tickets to “I LOVE LUCY: LIVE ON STAGE” at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre!

Posted on 10/3/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events | Maryland Tickets to the Sunday, 10/26 matinee show are still available! Purchase now through the link below! During the month of October, AARP Maryland is pleased to announce a treat for members–and it’s no trick! AARP members and their guests now have access to exclusive, discounted tickets for upcoming performances of the new stage show “I LOVE LUCY®: LIVE ON STAGE” at Baltimore’s historic Hippodrome Theatre on Wednesday, October 15 at 8 pm, and Sunday, October 26 at 1 pm. I LOVE …

Brown vs. Hogan: Clear Divide on Issues

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Maryland By Effie Dawson The two candidates for governor of Maryland—Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, a Democrat, and businessman Larry Hogan, a Republican—have different plans for issues important to older voters, including utility rates, state pensions, consumer protection and caregiving. Each candidate was interviewed by the AARP Bulletin. Here are some responses: Utilities. Brown, 52, would like to reduce the amount of energy that utility companies have to import to the state. He intends to explore additional power sources within Maryland, such …

Guest Blog: Fighting Hunger in Maryland

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Maryland The following guest post is written by Michael J. Wilson, Director for Maryland Hunger Solutions (MHS). The Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network is hosting it’s Fourth Annual “Fighting Hunger in Maryland” conference on September 29. To learn more, read below and register at the Maryland Hunger Solutions website.   Despite being one of the wealthiest states in the country, over 780,000 Marylanders struggle to put food on the table. Statewide, one in eight households faces a constant battle against hunger, …

Discover the ‘Power of Age’ at the Baby Boomer and Senior Expo in Timonium!

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Maryland Free tickets to this event are available! If interested, email Jen Holz at jholz@aarp.org.  Want to discover the Power of Age? The Baltimore County Department of Aging (BCDA) Baby Boomer and Senior Expo will do just that! With a 2014 theme of “Mapping Your Journey,” this year’s BCDA Expo will take place on October 22 & 23, 2014 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland. Get more information now! Baby Boomer/Senior Expo celebrates its 27th year at the Maryland …