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“Free” public Wi-Fi comes with a hefty price

Public Wi-Fi is convenient for you … and scammers! From the AARP Fraud Watch Network There’s nothing not to like about free public Wi-Fi. That is, if you don’t mind giving scammers easy access to all of your data. How It Works • Scammers can set up an “evil twin” network — a Wi-Fi network…

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Free book filled with home maintenance guidelines

We all want to continue living at home and in our communities as we age. One way to do that is with proper planning and timely home maintenance. The AARP Foundation has developed a “Here to Stay” guide filled with home maintenance recommendations that will help us continue to live comfortably in our homes for…

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Tips to help prevent Medicare fraud

Four tips to help prevent Medicare fraud: 1. Protect your Medicare number and medical information. 2. Learn more about Medicare coverage rules. Call the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) office at MAC at 410-742-0505. 3. Do not accept services you do not need, even if they are free. 4. Be skeptical! Ask questions and use…

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Stepping On Falls Prevention: New Session

The bad news: One in four people age 65 or older has a fall each year. The good news: Falls are preventable! Stepping On, a FREE 7-week workshop, can help you build confidence and reduce falls. The workshop will meet from 9 to 11 a.m., on Wednesdays, Aug. 19-Sept. 30, at MAC. For more information…

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MAC Wellness Center gym is open!

The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center gym is open! Gym hours will be Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gym is operating at 50% capacity in accordance with Gov. Hogan’s executive order on the reopening of fitness centers in Maryland, and for the safety of its members. Please note there are a…

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Get a FREE “Here to Stay” home maintenance guide

We all want to continue living at home and in our communities as we age. One way to do that is with proper planning and timely home maintenance. The AARP Foundation has developed this “Here to Stay” guide filled with home maintenance recommendations that will help us continue to live comfortably in our homes for…

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Is a loved one in a nursing home? Questions you should ask

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you may be concerned about their safety amid the COVIC-19 pandemic. AARP has consulted with leading nursing home experts to offer the following key questions to ask of nursing homes: Has anyone in the nursing home tested positive for COVID-19? This includes residents as well…

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Beware of scams during the COVID-19 pandemic

Beware of scams during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic! Scams beginning to surface include: Scammers going door-to-door, offering to pick up groceries for you, and asking for your credit card A scammer may also appear at your door and offer to test you for COVID-19, for a fee The Federal Trade Commission offers these tips to…

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Please help MAC protect our vulnerable seniors!

Please help MAC protect our vulnerable seniors during the Coronavirus pandemic!   If you have a cough, have been sneezing or have a fever, please go home and call your doctor!   If you have traveled outside the country in the last two weeks, please be socially responsible and do not visit at this time.…

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