— ACTION ALERT:  Its time to #StopRxGreed  Drugs don’t work if people cannot afford them. Maryland families deserve access to affordable medication, especially life saving prescription drugs. But from cancer treatments to EpiPens, drug companies’ skyrocketing prices are pushing life-saving treatments out of reach for those who need them. We pay among the highest prescription drug prices in the world so drug companies can make billions.  No one should have to choose between buying medicine or buying food for our families. That’s …

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—     Curious about what events AARP is holding or participating in across Maryland? Look no further! This frequently updated calendar (we are adding more events every day!) will give you the basic details for events that AARP is either hosting or a part of, as well as links and contact information, so that you can connect with AARP locally in your community soon. Be sure to bookmark this page for easy access. Last updated May 9, 2019   For information …

— Media inquiries Journalists, please contact Nancy Carr, at 410-895-7624 or ncarr@aarp.org for assistance with a story or to follow up on an AARP Maryland news release or media alert. Please let us know if you’re on deadline so we can work quickly to assist you. Press Releases April 8, 2019 – Maryland Passes Historic Rx Affordability Board! March 23, 2019 – AARP Maryland Urges “No” Vote on Anti-Consumer HB 563/SB 572 March 12, 2019 – AARP Launches ‘Stop Rx Greed’ Campaign …

— 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. Jim Campbell, Maryland State President Jim Campbell comes to the AARP Executive Council with a long career in public affairs. From 2003 to 2017 he served as senior manager at Johns Hopkins University School of Education working …

— Looking for a list of events that AARP Maryland is hosting or a part of? Visit our Calendar of Events page. Think you know AARP in Maryland? You don’t know ‘aarp.’ We’re working to support family caregivers, achieve affordable and reliable utilities, protect loved ones from fraud and scams and build new tools to help working Marylanders save for retirement. But that’s not all. From standing up with leaders to spur change in your community to taking part in free …

— By Michelle R. Davis During his career as a journalist, Jim Gutman had to keep his opinions to himself. As the vice president and managing editor at a health care news publishing company, he needed to remain objective, staying outside the fray of politics. But when he retired in 2016, he could move from observer to participant. Gutman said he had long admired AARP, after watching the group’s lobbying efforts concerning Medicare Part D. “Once I retired, I wanted to …

— AARP Maryland is looking for people who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a difference in the lives of people 50+ in Maryland.  If you have a passion for the issues faced by people 50+, are a strategic thinker and planner who has led others to achieve common goals, we encourage you to learn more about AARP’s volunteer leadership positions.  We welcome people with a variety of skills, experience and backgrounds who want to address the issues …