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 870,000 members across Maryland. Read on to learn what we focus on and how you can be a part of it!
Guest blogger Megan Tracy Benson is deputy director of Empowering the Ages, an organization connecting older and younger generations in their communities in meaningful and mutually beneficial experiences.
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.
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.
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.
On September 10, 2019, 12 outstanding Marylanders from communities across the state are being honored for their volunteer service by AARP Maryland at the Dunes Manor in Ocean City, Md. We are also joined by dozens of other amazing AARP Maryland volunteers!
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.
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