Learn How to Fight Fraud in Maryland

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

Local Resources 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

Local Resources   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 …

AARP Movies for Grownups to Showcase the Film CYBER-SENIORS in Baltimore County on 9/15

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Local Resources   Documentary screening encourages older adults to get online and connects attendees with youth “mentors” Register for free now! Members of the Media Interested in Attending, Please Contact: Trésa Ballard, Communications, AARP MD: tballard@aarp.org; (410) 370-5305 or Communications Office, Baltimore County Public Schools: (410) 887-5908 [Baltimore] – AARP Maryland and Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference from AARP Foundation, will join with the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Parent University to host a free screening of the documentary CYBER-SENIORS on Monday, September 15, …

Make Your Voice Heard During AARP’s Upcoming Tour of Southern Maryland!

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Local Resources 10/1 Update: Our third and final event in Waldorf is now at capacity, but seats remain for our other two events! Sign up below.  Do you live in southern Maryland? Would you like a chance to talk to AARP in your community about the issues that matter to you and your family? Now’s your chance! AARP Maryland is hosting three member events around Southern Maryland during the dates of October 7-9, 2014, to raise awareness on important issues including retirement security, keeping …

A Maryland for All Ages: 2014 Priorities

Posted on 02/3/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Local Resources For media inquiries, please contact Tresa Ballard, Director of Communications, at tballard@aarp.org. Make no mistake about it: 2014 will be an incredibly busy legislative session in Maryland. As an AARP member–even if you just live in our state–we want you to be educated about our focus this year and how you can help make life better for the 50+ in our great state. In addition to making its voice heard amongst high-profile political races including the attorney general and gubernatorial …

Volunteers Can Make a Difference in Montgomery County

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources   Are you good with numbers—or safe behind the wheel? Either way, the Senior Connection of Montgomery County needs your help. In cooperation with the AARP Foundation, the nonprofit operates a money management program for people 62 and older. Volunteers prepare checks for signing and balance checkbooks for those who can no longer manage bill-paying on their own. Drivers are needed, too, for the Montgomery County Shoppers Program, a transport service available to Marylanders age 60-plus who cannot get to …