AARP Maryland’s 2018 Legislative Priorities Survey Results: You Spoke, We Listened

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-10T15:23:40+00:00">January 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-10T17:20:53+00:00">January 10, 2018</time> by AARP Maryland

Sign up to attend our AARP Maryland/United Seniors of Maryland Lobby Day on Wednesday, January 17! Bus transportation available from District Heights and Woodlawn while seats last.  At the end of November 2017, we asked our AARP Advocates across the state to weigh in on a brief survey that posed the following question: “What do YOU believe that AARP Maryland’s top three legislative priorities should be in 2018?” We received an overwhelming response and now, the results are in!  Watch …

Get to know Jim: AARP Maryland’s new volunteer state President!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-05T08:59:13+00:00">January 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-14T11:42:08+00:00">January 14, 2018</time> by AARP Maryland

Get to know Jim! AARP Maryland is proud to introduce you to our new Volunteer State President, Jim Campbell. Jim is excited to serve Maryland’s 50+ population and looks forward to working with you! Welcome, Jim! Meet AARP Maryland's new Volunteer State President, Jim Campbell! Jim is ready to serve Maryland's 50+ population with legislative advocacy and local community presence. Tell Jim what issues in Maryland are important to you in the comments! Posted by AARP Maryland on Sunday, January …

Plans for a Playground!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-04T22:33:35+00:00">January 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-16T09:56:04+00:00">January 16, 2018</time> by AARP Maryland

Follow along with AARP Maryland as we sponsor and build a new intergenerational playground in Baltimore! Chapter 1: The Design and Dine Stay tuned for Chapter 2! Volunteers are needed for this project’s “big dig” this spring! If you’d like to get involved with our new playground project, please contact jholz@aarp.org.  

Speaker’s Bureau and Volunteer Open House

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-04T22:17:47+00:00">January 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-17T08:28:10+00:00">January 17, 2018</time> by AARP Maryland

Are you comfortable with public speaking? If so, we need you as a volunteer! Mark your calendar for January 31st and come see us at our Speaker’s Bureau Open House! What: AARP Maryland’s Speaker’s Bureau and Volunteer Open House When: January 31st      10:00 a.m. -1 p.m. Where: AARP Maryland State Office 200 St. Paul Place Suite 2510 Baltimore, MD 21202 For more information and to register, visit our official registration page! 

AARP Files Friend of the Court Brief in AAM v. Frosh in Support of Maryland’s Anti-Drug-Price-Gouging Law

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-12-06T16:53:44+00:00">December 6, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-12-07T11:55:48+00:00">December 7, 2017</time> by AARP Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BALTIMORE (December 6, 2017) – Consistent with its longstanding efforts to reduce the cost of healthcare for older adults and all Americans, today AARP filed a friend of the court brief in AAM v. Frosh, No. 17-2166, (4th Cir.), supporting Maryland’s recently enacted HB 631—a law that prohibits unconscionable increases in the prices of generic drugs and drugs that have lost patent exclusivity. “When companies raise the prices of drugs to astronomically high levels, not because it …

AARP Maryland Chapter Spotlight: Suitland Gives Back

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-12-06T11:32:10+00:00">December 6, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-12-06T15:48:25+00:00">December 6, 2017</time> by AARP Maryland

AARP Chapters across the state of Maryland are all vital parts of their community and take time to give back. We’re proud to see the hard work they accomplish each and every year. As 2017 comes to an end we’d like to shine a spotlight on one chapter that has really gone above and beyond to volunteer in their community: Suitland Maryland Chapter 939. In addition to volunteering with the AARP Maryland state office throughout the year, the Suitland chapter sponsors …

UPCOMING: Delegation Friday Volunteer Training!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-12-06T10:15:13+00:00">December 6, 2017</time> by AARP Maryland

Want to become an advocate for 50+ issues? Join AARP Maryland in Annapolis on Fridays throughout the legislative session beginning January 12, 2018. The morning of January 12th we will do a short training—meet legislators—and learn the ins and outs of Annapolis! If interested contact:  Tammy Bresnahan at tbresnahan@aarp.org   For more information on AARP Maryland’s 2018 Legislative Priorities click here!    

2018 AARP Maryland Legislative Priorities: Fighting for 50-plus Marylanders

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-12-04T13:35:13+00:00">December 4, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-10T16:04:33+00:00">January 10, 2018</time> by AARP Maryland

AARP Advocates spoke…we listened. View the results of our 2018 Legislative Priorities Survey and a special message from AARP Volunteer State President Jim Campbell. FROM THE PRESIDENT OF AARP MARYLAND: With more than 890,000 members statewide, AARP Maryland is the voice of the 50+ in your community. We are working to support family caregivers, promote retirement security, and achieve affordable and reliable utilities for all Marylanders. During the 2018 primary and general election season, we will work to make sure …

Meet AARP Maryland’s newest Executive Council members!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-12-04T12:36:04+00:00">December 4, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-12-06T14:04:38+00:00">December 6, 2017</time> by AARP Maryland

AARP Maryland has a team of volunteer leaders who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a real difference in the lives of people in Maryland – to help shape goals and policies that will influence the 50+ and their families across the state, this team is our executive council. We’ve brought on three new members to the executive council and we can’t wait for you to meet them! Jim Campbell, Incoming State President Jim Campbell comes to …

Join our Medicare Telephone Town Hall with U.S. Senator Van Hollen on 11/29!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-11-20T16:14:46+00:00">November 20, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-11-20T17:28:48+00:00">November 20, 2017</time> by AARP Maryland

AARP Maryland is holding an exclusive telephone town hall on Wednesday, November 29 at 10:00 AM (ET) to talk about the healthcare concerns of Marylanders aged 50+ and their families, including the latest updates on Medicare. We will be joined by United States Senator for Maryland, Chris Van Hollen, to discuss this important issue. This is your chance to hear from AARP and Senator Van Hollen and ask your questions, live! Sign up here to receive a call to join …