February 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Volunteer Center Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance

The Volunteer Center’s RSVP/AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free tax preparation assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers, who live or work in Montgomery County. Special attention is given to those age 60 and older and appointments are being scheduled now. According to a Montgomery County news release, the Tax-Aide program has more than 100 volunteers who are […]

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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December 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County First to Join the AARP-WHO Age Friendly Communities (PHOTO)

Montgomery County will become the first county in Maryland to join the AARP-World Health Organization Age Friendly Communities and the second to join the BrightFocus Foundation Dementia-Friendly America Initiative at County Executive Ike Leggett’s Summit on Aging Thursday in Silver Spring. The summit is part of the county’s efforts to ensure Montgomery County is a […]

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Habitat for Humanity and AARP to Develop Housing Services for Low-Income Seniors

The AARP Foundation and Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland are expected to share solutions to help housing needs for low-income seniors on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Largo. The move is part of a learning experience between national organizations to better serves older adults. In Montgomery County, Habitat for Humanity has […]

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June 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Hank Greenberg, State Director of AARP Maryland

AARP Operation Emergency Prepare (Video)

Hank Greenberg is the Maryland state director for the AARP and his organization is partnering with Pepco and other emergency management types to remind residents about the importance of being prepared for summer storms. Find out more in this MyMCmedia extra: Visit AARP’s Operation Emergency Prepare for information on helping your community be prepared for […]

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April 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

AARP Smart Driver Course

A four-and-a-half hour AARP Smart Driver course will be presented at the Germantown Library on Thursday, May 22 from 1 to 5:30 p.m.  The library is located at 19840 Century Blvd. Participants will have an opportunity to tune up driving skills, learn safe driving strategies and update knowledge of the rules of the road. The […]

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May 10, 2012 | Staff Writer

Where Should You Retire?

The “21 This Week” panel discusses a recent AARP report that said Virginia is better state to retire in than Maryland. Take a look.

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