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Livable Communities

Let your grass and weeds grow and bloom for a few weeks to provide food and shelter for essential pollinators like bees, who are just coming out of hibernation.
AARP has awarded Community Challenge grants to six organizations across Maryland. The projects, which fund community gardens, accessible bus stations and more, are slated for completion by November 30.
The 445th Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly ended Monday, April 10, 2023. Over the 90 days of the legislative session, dozens of AARP Maryland volunteers reviewed hundreds of bills, from expanding broadband to behavioral health services, testified before the house and senate committees, met with lawmakers, and convened in Annapolis to discuss AARP’s legislative priorities.
AARP volunteer advocates celebrate gains for older Marylanders.
Grants fund quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public spaces, transportation, housing, civic engagement, diversity and inclusion, and more.
AARP advocates on policy issues that matter most to Maryland residents age 50 and over and their families. In our state legislative advocacy efforts, we rely on our hundreds of volunteers and 850,000 members across Maryland.
AARP Maryland is welcoming Calvert County, Maryland as the latest member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.
As the new school year begins, join AARP Maryland volunteers for our 2022 Day of Service, as we refresh an enriching outdoor space for students to learn, thrive and play.
Encore is accepting registration now for its 15-week music programs that begin in September and culminate in a holiday concert. Virtual opportunities and memory loss programs are also available.
In October, Maryland will mark its eighth annual Walktober, a monthlong series of activities and online “walkinars” to promote walking and to highlight pedestrian safety.
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