Cómo Evitar las Distracciones al Conducir

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Discounts | Español | Travel Julie E. Lee – Aunque parezca ser una acción instintiva, conducir es una tarea que exige mucho y a la que le debes prestar toda tu atención; no importa cuán experimentado te consideres. Lo que pudieras considerar ser una distracción menor podría conllevar a una colisión peligrosa. Cualquier momento en el que apartas tu vista del camino o dejas de tener el volante en las manos, te expones a una situación de conducción peligrosa. ¿Sabías que al enviar un mensaje …

Five Ways to Deal With the “Overqualified” Label

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Finances 50+ | Money & Work Deborah Banda – Hey Maryland – being labeled as overqualified when you’re a job seeker can be a tough obstacle to overcome. Although it doesn’t happen just to older workers, it is an added burden when you’re 50-plus. It’s true — you may be overqualified for a job. But there are ways to turn that into a positive. So, don’t be discouraged. AARP can help you turn your career goals into real possibilities with our resources for finding a job …

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Posted on 03/31/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Advocacy | Travel To access this post in Spanish, go to: http://states.aarp.org/md-espanol-como-evitar-las-distracciones-al-conducir-sc-md-wp-about/ Julie E. Lee – Even though it may feel like second nature Marylanders, driving is a demanding task that requires your full attention, no matter how experienced you may consider yourself. What you may think is a minor distraction could result in a dangerous collision. Any moment your eyes are off the road or your hands are off the wheel, you put yourself in a dangerous driving situation. Did you know sending …

AARP Maryland Volunteers Help Raise More Than 130,000 Pounds of Food During 2015 Spring Forward Food Drive

Posted on 03/25/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Community | Events | Volunteering “Hunger takes no holiday.” The late Harvest for the Hungry food drive campaign Founder Larry Adam’s driving message became a mantra and helped to fuel the success of the 2015 Spring Forward Harvest for Hungry food drive, AARP Maryland’s statewide anti-hunger campaign which took place from February 28 – March 15. Collaborating with Safeway stores, Maryland Food Bank, Capital Area Food Bank, WBAL-TV, the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, and the US Postal Service and Maryland Motor Coach Association, AARP recruited and managed …

Hard-Working Marylanders Deserve Hard-Working Savings – Support Secure Choice!

Posted on 03/24/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Advocacy | Money & Work Today, secure retirement is not an option for most Marylanders, as workers are not prepared for it. AARP Maryland and small business owners support efforts to establish a retirement savings plan and a requirement that small businesses make this plan available to  their employees. The best way to improve retirement security is to ensure that everyone who works has access to a retirement plan at work–a retirement plan that enables workers to save automatically out of every paycheck and whose funds are invested …

Join the AARP MD Team! Register for our Welcome Workshop on April 21

Posted on 03/23/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP | Community | Events | Volunteering Do you want to know how you can make a difference for Marylanders 50+? Join us for a day of learning and connection with other AARP members while you enjoy complimentary food and drink! Come and hear about AARP Maryland’s avenues to service, volunteer tips and tricks, resources and opportunities – and, meet the AARP Maryland Team! Space is limited, so register today! As an AARP volunteer, you will not only make a difference, but you will be given the …