Consumer Education Committee
John Sisson, Prince George's and Worcester Counties
The charge to the committee is to promote the well-being of the membership by helping them obtain the services and appropriate information in order to become informed consumers
Submit reports and attend Board of Directors Meetings and Annual Business Meetings
Collaboration with other Committees:
Meet with existing committees to plan activities and to share information when appropriate
To promote the well being of retired school personnel by helping them to obtain the services and information to solve or avoid personal problems.
To serve the membership as a source of information about available services and resources in their immediate communities.
To serve as a source of information for consumer issues.
To promote educational and service programs emphasizing health care, independent living, alternative housing options, consumer fraud, and legal measures.
The Consumer Education Committee publishes the Consumer Connection Newsletter, a bi-monthly newsletter for local association presidents and Consumer Education Committee Chairpersons as a source of information about concerns and issues facing retirees.
Consumer Connection Newsletter- January-February 2020
2019 Consumer Connection Newsletter editions - Click on The Resources page
For information on programs and services for older Marylanders and their families visit the Maryland Department of Aging website at: www.mdoa.state.md.us.
To print a copy of the Medical Information Card click here!
Avoiding Scams and Fraud - download the Maryland General Attorney Consumer Guide
For more information on aging visit www.elderlawanswers.com, and www.eldercare.gov.