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Governor Signing AARP-Supported Medi-Cal Expansion Bill

Governor Signing AARP-Supported Medi-Cal Expansion Bill

Posted on 06/27/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2013 CONTACT: Christina Clem, (916) 556-3024, cclem@aarp.org SIGNING OF MEDI-CAL EXPANSION: AARP STATE DIRECTOR STATEMENT (SACRAMENTO, CA) – AARP California State Director Katie Hirning today released the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown signing the Medi-Cal Expansion package: “AARP applauds Governor Brown’s commitment to Medi-Cal expansion. We are also grateful to Senator Ed O. Hernandez and Speaker of the Assembly John A. Pérez for leading efforts to bring affordable health care to more than 1.4 million uninsured …

AARP Supports Expanded Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioners

Posted on 05/29/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – AARP California State President, George Davis, released the following statement regarding the passage of SB 491 (Hernandez) out of the State Senate:   “AARP commends the State Senate for passing SB 491.  This bill will allow California’s 17,000 nurse practitioners to practice within their scope of their training. It will eliminate the outdated requirement that physicians supervise nurse practitioners, and recognizes that their education and training provides nurse practitioners with the skills and capabilities required to provide …

Patricia Pérez Joins AARP’s California Executive Council

Patricia Pérez Joins AARP’s California Executive Council

Posted on 05/29/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

  As the newest member of AARP’s California Executive Council, Patricia Pérez is quick to answer why she joined this team of leadership volunteers that shapes and executes the organization’s statewide priorities: “Everything from employment opportunities, to encouraging outdoor activities, to philanthropy and volunteerism; so many things that have a personal value to me, is available through AARP.”   A native of El Paso, Texas, Patricia moved to California to attend UCLA. In addition to her work as a partner …

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with AARP in Los Angeles

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with AARP in Los Angeles

Posted on 02/8/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

Join AARP and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles on February 16th and 17th for the 114th Annual Golden Dragon Parade celebrating the Chinese New Year. The day of the Lunar New Year is the most celebrated holiday of the year for nearly 1.5 million people of Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese descent living in Southern California. This event has a rich history, beginning in 1898 when the Chinese community’s lion and dragon procession awed spectators at the city’s …

How Low Will Utilities Rates Go?

How Low Will Utilities Rates Go?

Posted on 11/16/2012 by | AARP California | Comments

Power companies, consumer groups at odds over rate costs in California More than 18 million utility customers across the state can expect smaller energy bills next year. The question is: how much smaller? The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is expected to decide by year’s end how much to reduce rates for customers who get their electricity and natural gas from the state’s four largest investor-owned utilities: Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Southern California Gas Company …

AARP California

About AARP California

Posted on 11/16/2012 by | AARP California | Comments

AARP California works to help our state’s 3.1 million members reach their goals and dreams and make the most of life after 50. We partner with volunteers and community organizations to work on issues that matter to baby boomers and people 50+. Through advocacy, education, and collaborative projects, we bring relevant resources and information to our members and the public. Most of our activities take place in Los Angeles, San Diego, and the Bay Area with a strong focus on multicultural …