A statewide public opinion poll released on May 6, shows overwhelming bipartisan support among Maryland voters for a Prescription Drug Affordability Board.
On the night of Sine Die, AARP Maryland advocacy volunteers are celebrating a slew of legislative victories during the 2019 General Assembly Session, including measures to promote affordable prescription drugs, protect nursing home patients, support veterans and combat energy rate hikes.
AARP advocates on policy issues that matter most to Marylanders age 50 and over and their families. In our state legislative advocacy, we rely on our hundreds of volunteers and more than 890,000 members across Maryland. Read on to learn what we focus on and how you can be a part of it!
Four Maryland communities are being awarded AARP Community Challenge grants to support local projects aimed at improving neighborhoods for all ages.
[AARP Maryland Associate State Director for Advocacy Tammy Bresnahan spoke to The Daily Record recently about the unique challenges faced by family caregivers.]
The creative work of Health Commissioner, Leana Wen, M.D. (Baltimore), community leaders in Montgomery County, Carol Goodman and Carla DeWitt (Edgewater), and non-profit, Pigtown Main Street (Baltimore) are showcased in the 2018 Edition of AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages publication, now available for free.
Silver Spring and Columbia, Maryland are among the nation’s best places to live and age, according to the newly released 2018 “ AARP Livability Index.” Developed by the AARP Public Policy Institute, the index assists community leaders, local policy makers and residents with identifying areas of priority for community development.
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