The average victim of elder financial abuse loses upwards of $120,000. Recognizing financial abuse as the most common type of elder abuse, and accepting responsibility as a first-line defense, Maryland nonprofit financial counseling agency, CCCSMD and AARP Maryland are leading a statewide awareness campaign in partnership with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, the Maryland Department of Aging, the Maryland Department of Human Services and a Coalition of state agencies and community partners to “Protect Older Americans from Financial Exploitation” — declared PROTECT Week.
Nominate a community volunteer for AARP's 2019 Andrus Award! Named after AARP's founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Award honors outstanding individuals in every state who donate their time, skills and passion as a volunteer. Every year we gather at our annual Andrus Awards event and celebrate the dedication of Maryland's wonderful volunteers.
In addition to their leadership and advisory roles, AARP Maryland Executive Council members represent the state office as spokespersons, serve as liaisons to current and potential strategic community partners, support volunteer team building, and spearhead outreach efforts within various regions of the state.
Maryland features some world-class museums, theatre, zoos, as well as other cultural and sporting events. We're working with organizations statewide, from Oakland to Ocean City and places in between, to bring terrific offers on exciting cultural events to AARP members and their guests throughout 2019 and beyond!
The AARP Maryland state office, located in downtown Baltimore City, is currently looking for a few qualified volunteers to help out in a variety of capacities! Please see below for any opportunities you might be interested in.
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