AARP will be fighting for 50+ Marylanders in Annapolis in 2018

—   x January 2018 summary:¬†The first few weeks of the 2018 Legislative Session are now in the rear view mirror! More than 1,200 bills were introduced in the House and Senate in January and AARP Maryland is reviewing them now. Our advocacy director has noted many of this year’s bills center around health and retirement savings, as well as utility bills related to broadband. Our Delegation Fridays in Annapolis have been a huge success, and we’ve gotten to meet some …

— Join AARP Maryland in Marriottsville on Saturday, February 10, as we celebrate the Lunar New Year (Year of the Dog) in Howard County! Stop by the AARP table and learn about the work we are doing across the state. What: Howard County Chinese School Lunar New Year Celebration Where: Marriotts Ridge High School, 12100 Woodford Drive, Marriottsville, MD 21104 When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Full details are below; we hope to see you there.¬†Happy Lunar …

— Only one month has passed in 2018, and boy do we feel like we hit the ground running! Watch what your AARP Maryland staff has been up to so far in 2018! January- Our Month in Review! It‚Äôs only the second month of 2018 and boy do we feel like we hit the ground running! Check out this video to see what your AARP Maryland staff and volunteers have been up to for the 31 days of January! Posted by …

— AARP Maryland wishes you and your family a happy Lunar New Year! Happy Lunar New Year! AARP Maryland wishes you and your family a happy Lunar New Year! In celebration of 2018 being the Year of the Dog, we have a special contest for you to enter. Be sure to visit http://spr.ly/6188DOSzs for more information! Posted by AARP Maryland on Wednesday, February 7, 2018   NEW ASIAN AMERICAN RESOURCES ON AARP.ORG AARP is also happy to announce the launch of …

—   Calling all artists over age 50 in the Baltimore, Howard County and Greater Washington areas! You are invited to participate in The Beacon Celebration of the Arts. Here’s how to participate: Step 1: Give some thought to trying your hand at a new art or craft, or returning to one you used to enjoy. Some ideas: watercolors, sketching, oil painting, jewelry making, pottery, sculpture, digital photography, poetry ‚ÄĒ the list is virtually endless. Step 2: Go ahead: take a …

AARP will be fighting for 50+ Marylanders in Annapolis in 2018

— We want YOU to come to Annapolis with us on Friday afternoons during the Legislative Session. Learn alongside other Marylanders about how you can make a difference. If interested in attending, contact Tammy Bresnahan at tbresnahan@aarp.org, subject line “Delegation Fridays interest.” At the end of November 2017, we asked our AARP Advocates across the state to weigh in on a brief survey that posed the following question: “What do YOU believe that AARP Maryland’s top three legislative priorities should be …

— AARP Maryland is holding an exclusive telephone town hall on Wednesday, November 29 at 10:00 AM (ET) to talk about the healthcare concerns of Marylanders aged 50+ and their families, including the latest updates on Medicare. We will be joined by United States Senator for Maryland, Chris Van Hollen, to discuss this important issue. This is your chance to hear from AARP and Senator Van Hollen and ask your questions, live! Sign up here to receive a call to join …

— AARP Maryland has received the 2017 Reginald F. Lewis Corporation/Organization Award from the Maryland State Conference (MSC) of the NAACP. AARP Maryland State President Clarence ‚ÄúTiger‚ÄĚ Davis and Associate State Director for Community Outreach Joy Hall accepted the award on behalf of the state office at the organization‚Äôs Freedom Fund Dinner in Columbia, MD on October 27. Held on the opening night of the MSC NAACP 77th Annual Convention, the event honors individuals and organizations that have provided exemplary service …

— Are you a family caregiver? Would you like an opportunity to relax and unwind? Join AARP for a free afternoon of Mend Restorative yoga at Baltimore‚Äôs M. Power Yoga! The session will begin with an open and informal talk about our role as caregivers and where you can find support and resources, followed by a soothing session of yoga. Light refreshments will be served. New to Yoga? No worries! This class focuses on gently stretching and healing while holding poses …

— BALTIMORE (October 10, 2018) ‚Äď Jasmin Marie Duckett of Baltimore has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the¬† 2017 AARP Maryland Andrus Award for Community Service‚ÄĒthe Association‚Äôs most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Maryland selected Duckett for her remarkable service, including her tireless work on a series of improvements that together help to make her West Baltimore neighborhood a safer and more comfortable place to live‚ÄĒ especially …

—     AARP MARYLAND AND THE MARYLAND COMMISSION ON CAREGIVING Present Caregiving in Maryland: Care for All A FREE SYMPOSIUM FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS Featuring AARP Family and Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer and Guest Moderator¬†State Senator Delores G. Kelly Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:00AM to 2:30PM Hilton BWI Airport 1739 West Nursery Road Linthicum Heights, MD Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served! Register now! ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† …