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. Read our 1/13 Letter to the Editor in the Baltimore Sun, “Hogan must help Marylanders secure their retirement“ 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 …

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 WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT AS OF 1/9/15. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING OUR GUESTS THERE! “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 …

CARE Act, ‘Work and Save’ Plan Top Legislative Agenda

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Maryland By Christopher J. Gearon Regina Brisco, 58, of Salisbury, knows a thing or two about caregiving. She helps her sister look after their 82-year-old mother in Cambridge, assists her husband in managing his diabetes and resulting neuropathy, and cared for him before his kidney replacement. She also helps several septuagenarians through her church and volunteers at the Maryland Home & Community Caregiver Resource Center. She said she thinks Maryland’s 1.2 million caregivers need more support, recognition and resources to help …