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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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AARP Salutes California Capitol Caregivers

Posted on 12/9/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Every day, more than 4,000,000 Californians perform a great labor of love, caring for older parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can stay at home—where they want to be—and out of costly institutions. Three elected officials in California went above and beyond this year to provide a little bit of help for family caregivers by championing the California Conservatorship Jurisdiction Act (SB 940 – Jackson) and the California Caregiver Act of 2014 (AB 1744 – Brown, Atkins) . To …

Support the California Caregiver Act of 2014

Posted on 05/20/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Are you taking care of a loved one – an older adult or an adult with a disability – who needs help with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, or household shopping? Many individuals who need caregiving assistance rely on family, friends, or other unpaid caregivers. In fact, family support can allow seniors and individuals with disabilities to stay in their homes and communities. But sadly, many caregivers are unaware of the resources or support available to them, toiling away …

California LifeLine Now Includes Wireless Services

Posted on 04/24/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Guest post by California Public Utilities Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously in January of this year to revise the California LifeLine Program to include wireless devices and services. This is a game-changer for providing modern telecommunications services to low-income Californians. The Commission acted after hearing from hundreds of Californians in eight Public Participation Hearings held throughout the state. LifeLine was initiated by the Moore Act in 1987 and in the intervening years was available for wireline …

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 …

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 …

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 …