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Ericka Lozano-Buhl


Ericka is the Associate State Director of Digital Strategy for AARP California, managing the state office's social networks and online outreach.

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Work@50+ Wednesday Must-Reads

5 Must-Reads for Work@50+ Wednesday

Posted on 04/23/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Happy Work@50+ Wednesday, everyone! You know we’re looking out for you. We read everything we can find on job hunting, entrepreneurship, and tools and resources for mature workers and share the latest and greatest with you, here, on Twitter, and Facebook. We have 5 must-reads for you this week spanning technology, startup funding, ageism, and job hunting. Whether you’re looking for work, considering entrepreneurship, or even if you’re interested in one of our local events, this edition our bi-weekly series has something …

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Special Offer at Kirk Douglas Theatre for AARP Members

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Are you a theatre lover? We have an AARP member discount just for you at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City! On select dates, the Kirk Douglas Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a special ticket offer* on different words for the same thing. Playwright Kimber Lee, the recipient of the prestigious PoNY fellowship award, offers a complicated tale of a woman who revisits her hometown and is forced to reevaluate the ideas, places, and relationships that once shaped her. The show runs at …

Golden Ticket

Get Your Free “Golden Tickets” to the Second Wind Tour in San Francisco and Los Angeles!

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

We have a limited number of FREE “Golden Tickets” available for the Second Wind Tour coming to San Francisco on Wednesday, April 16th and Los Angeles on Friday, April 18th. The tour, inspired by Dr. Bill Thomas’ new book, will offer a unique theater experience blending the spoken word, innovative set design, film, and music to start a conversation about “life after adulthood.” The Second Wind Tour is visiting 25 cities this spring to offer audiences powerful insights into slower, deeper, more connected ways of living …

Donna Davis

Chief Evangelist for California’s Small Business Owners Ready to Help You Dream Big

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

After speaking with Donna Davis, it would be difficult not to be excited about the idea of becoming an entrepreneur. Her official title is Regional Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region IX, but she calls herself the region’s “Chief Evangelist,” an apt term for a woman who is a leader, motivator, and tireless advocate for small businesses in California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, and Guam. Her passion for small business stems from her own experience as an entrepreneur. Davis, …

Porgy and Bess

AARP Member Discount to Porgy and Bess in Los Angeles

Posted on 04/8/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

If you love live performances, we have an AARP member discount just for you at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles! On select dates, the Ahmanson Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a special ticket offer* on the Gershwins’ legendary Porgy and Bess. Porgy and Bess, one of theatre’s most unforgettable love stories, has come of age in a contemporary new adaptation celebrated with the 2012 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical. At the heart of this production is a score of Gershwin standards, including …

Blanca Castro, AARP California Manager of Advocacy

The Turning Point: A Caregiver’s Story

Posted on 03/28/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Guest post by Blanca Castro, AARP California Manager of Advocacy En Español | We all have a turning point in our lives. Mine came when I was 15 years old, as I witnessed my mother collapse during a massive stroke. She was just 39 years old and the stroke left her permanently paralyzed on her left side. On that day almost 40 years ago, I went from a typical teenager in a family with six children to one of several …