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

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

Events | Local Resources | Maryland | Money & Work 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

Events | Home & Family | Maryland | Volunteering 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 have teamed up for Drive to End Hunger. Help make a difference in your community. Volunteer during our Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive in March …

Fighting for Marylanders: AARP Legislative Priorities for 2015

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

Advocacy | Events | Local Resources | Maryland | Money & Work | Volunteering   AARP is excited to be working for its members again during the Maryland Legislative Session. Here are the main issues that we are fighting for in 2015. Financial Resiliency Income Tax – Subtraction Modification for Retirement Income AARP supports amending Maryland’s tax law, which would allow income from a rollover individual retirement account (IRA) or annuity under Section 408 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to be included (up to almost $27,000) within the State income tax subtraction modification allowed …

Holiday Visits Provide Opportunities to Check on the Well-Being of Older Relatives

Posted on 12/12/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Maryland By Nicole Duritz I remember visiting a great aunt over the holidays a few years ago and sitting across the kitchen table from her as she was taking her (many) morning medications. As we’re chatting, I noticed her going for the same prescription bottle that she just took a pill from. I asked, “Didn’t you just take that one?” She looked a little surprised and said, “Oh, well, I guess two can’t hurt.” I gently explained that taking her medications …

Know Safety, No Accidents: Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

Posted on 12/10/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family | Maryland By: Julie E. Lee No matter how many years of driving experience you may have, adverse weather never fails to present a wide variety of driving challenges. Snow, ice, fog and early nightfall are just a few of the dangerous conditions you could encounter during the winter months Knowing how to drive safely in harsh weather conditions can protect you, your passengers and your vehicle. Follow these 5 tips for driving in winter weather to help you stay safe on …

Attend the Free MLK Jr. Breakfast Reception on January 19

Posted on 12/4/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events | Maryland “WHATEVER AFFECTS ONE DIRECTLY, AFFECTS ALL INDIRECTLY. I CAN NEVER BE WHAT I OUGHT TO BE UNTIL YOU ARE WHAT YOU OUGHT TO BE. THIS IS THE INTERRELATED STRUCTURE OF REALITY.” – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. It’s a tradition! Please…be our guest. Please join AARP Maryland as we celebrate 65 years of unity and service at our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast event. This event is free of charge! There, we will focus on new ways to be a voice …