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

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

Events 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 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

Events   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 …

Attend the Free MLK Jr. Breakfast Reception on January 19

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

Events “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 …

Honoring Unsung Heroes During National Family Caregivers Month

Posted on 11/11/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events Tammy’s story may be familiar to some: “I got a call from my sister Debbie—her husband Donny had fourth stage lung cancer. He was 63. What does 4th stage cancer means to a family that meant Debbie and the rest of our family would need to be creative. It meant time off from work, sitters for the kids, and coordinated trips to three different hospitals, making meals, trips to the pharmacy. Life had ended as we knew it.” Interested in …

Veterans Deserve Thanks During Veteran’s Day and Beyond

Posted on 11/10/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events America’s military veterans have served our country in battle during two World Wars, and in Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan and other places near and far. They did their part. Many are still doing their part. On Veterans Day, it’s our turn to honor and serve them. This Veteran’s Day, AARP is reminding Marylanders and those across the county that we are dedicated to veterans–and with help from caring AARP members, our organization has donated over $311,000 to the USO helping open two …