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BALTIMORE (March 18, 2020)—AARP Maryland is applauding the Maryland General Assembly for passing legislation strengthening the health and wellbeing of Marylanders aged 50-plus, even in the wake of their historic decision to end the session early due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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At this time all events through 4/30/2020 have been canceled. While convening events such as these are a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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COLUMBIA, Md. (Dec. 3, 2019) - AARP is welcoming Howard County as the latest member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. As the most recent jurisdiction to sign on to the network and complete an intensive two-year study and planning project, Howard County’s civic leaders will have access to global resources and information on age-friendly best practices, models of assessment and implementation, and the experiences of towns and cities around the world.The Age-Friendly network helps participating communities become great places for people of all ages by adopting features such as safe, walkable streets; better housing and transportation options; access to key services; and opportunities for residents to participate in civic and community activities.
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AARP Maryland has presented its 2019 J. Joseph Curran Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding community service to Montgomery County advocate and intergenerational champion Austin Heyman.
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OCTOBER 18, 2019 —AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond joined Washington County officials today to break ground on a new fitness park outside of the Washington County Commission on Aging in Hagerstown. The site at East Franklin and Willard Streets is the 11th of 53 AARP-sponsored outdoor fitness parks planned around the country to commemorate the organization’s 60th anniversary.
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AARP Maryland joins the nation in mourning the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings, who passed away on October 17 at the age of 68.
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AARP breaks ground on fitness park Oct. 18.
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