Rediscover Mountain Maryland This Fall with AARP During the Western Maryland Roadshow!

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Community | Events | Fraud | Livable Communities | Volunteering Rediscover “Mountain Maryland” with AARP! We have an exciting week planned this fall to help you explore beloved and unexpected places–through exclusive members-only engagements, workshops and tours. You can find free, valuable information on topics such as fraud and scam awareness, reimagining your work life, and other issues that matter to you, your family and your community. If you don’t think “Real Possibilities” when you think AARP, then you don’t know “aarp.” Get to know us at one of these …

Celebrate Reading at the National Book Festival

Posted on 09/2/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Events Do you enjoy reading?  On Saturday, September 5, 2015 AARP will be sponsoring the 15th Annual National Book Festival at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Bring your family and friends to engage in fun activities for all ages, workshops to stay in touch with family members, and the reading of Dr. Seuss’ What Pet Should I get? by CEO Joann Jenkins. Best-selling crime writer from Baltimore, Laura Lippman,  will be attending the festival (watch the video about Laura below). As a …

AARP Events Coming in Western Maryland

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Livable Communities | Local Resources | Money & Work AARP is hosting a road show through western Maryland this fall, offering information and fun for members en route. Events include a scenic mountain train trip departing from Cumberland on Oct. 1 and celebrating family caregivers on board. Other events are slated for Sept. 28 in Hagerstown and McHenry, where Marylanders can shred documents and get the latest tips to protect themselves from fraud; Sept. 29 in Frostburg, where they can see how to make their houses more livable at …

Driver’s Safety: Talking to Loved Ones

Posted on 08/10/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Driver Safety | Events | Home & Family You may be seeing signs that their driving skills are not quite what they used to be. Maybe their reflexes have slowed or their vision is not as strong. You are increasingly concerned not just about their personal safety, but also the safety of passengers and other drivers. Still, it’s a tough subject for most families. For the driver, to hang up the keys is to lose their independence. For families and caregivers, it means ensuring alternatives are available so …

Have a Passion to Lead? Help AARP in Maryland!

Posted on 07/17/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Community | Contact Us | Volunteering AARP Maryland is looking for people who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a difference in the lives of people 50+ in Maryland.  If you have a passion for the issues faced by people 50+, are a strategic thinker and planner who has led others to achieve common goals, we encourage you to learn more about AARP’s volunteer leadership positions.  We welcome people with a variety of skills, experience and backgrounds who want to address the issues …

Enjoy a Family Day At the Ballpark With Discounted Frederick Keys Tickets!

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Community | Events | Home & Family Looking to spend a fun afternoon with family and friends? Grab a Keys game with AARP…for a discount! AARP members can now purchase discounted tickets to the Sunday, August 23rd Frederick Keys home game against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans! AARP Maryland will staff a table at the game, where members can get information about upcoming events and claim a special gift (while supplies last) by showing their membership cards. Be one of the first 75 members to show your AARP card and you’ll be automatically entered into …