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The Nurse Practitioner Would Like to See You Now

Posted on 04/14/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

We’ve made great strides by improving health access for millions of previously uninsured Californians. But with more patients on the books, we need to take the necessary steps to ensure they also have access to primary health care services. AARP in California is working hard to ensure patients can meet with a health care provider by supporting SB 323 which will allow nurse practitioners to practice to the full extent of their training and education. Please send a message to …

IRS Shares List of Tax Scams to Avoid

Posted on 04/7/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

Guest post by Certified Public Accountant, Daniel M. Mauiro, IRS For many of us, the annual rite of preparing a tax return and paying taxes can be stressful enough by itself, but in recent years, opportunistic criminals have been making it more stressful by coming up with new tax scams – or continuing to perpetrate tried-and-true ones. Some are directly related to the filing of a tax return, while others merely capitalize on taxpayers’ enhanced anxiety during the filing season. …

AARP and SHRM Present Free Webinar on Insights on an Aging Workforce – November 12th

Posted on 11/5/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

10,000 American Baby Boomers on average have been turning 65 – the traditional retirement age – every day since 2011. Even though large numbers of the 77 million Baby Boomers have already retired in the last three years, have U.S. organizations conducted strategic workforce planning and developed strategies to prepare for the loss of their experienced workers in the years ahead? What steps can California HR professionals take to retain, engage, and develop their older workers and keep them on board …

Seeking State President! Could This Be You?

Posted on 11/4/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

  Are you someone with strong leadership and interpersonal skills and have a knack for strategic planning and public speaking? AARP California is looking for you! We’re searching for a volunteer leader to serve as our State President. AARP is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization focused on helping people 50+ live their best lives and discover their real possibilities. To learn more about AARP, visit www.aarp.org.   Position Overview We’re seeking an individual to partner with the State Director to help …

We’re Hiring! State Director Position Open

Posted on 10/28/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

We’re millions of members strong, the largest and “most powerful grassroots organization” around according to Fortune magazine. In fact, our commitment and collective strength enables us to serve and support a broad and diverse membership as well as embrace our own workplace diversity. If you’re ready, here’s your chance to take action throughout California! We have an exciting opportunity in our California State Office located in Pasadena for a dynamic, innovative senior leader with significant knowledge of California, who will …

It’s Manage Your Money Week in the Golden State!

Posted on 10/23/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

  We know how important financial security is to you and your family. That’s why we’re taking part in the California State Controller’s Office’s 1st annual Manage Your Money Week, October 18-25, 2014. We’ve joined other state and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, unions, schools, libraries, financial institutions, and financial management associations to provide Californians free and easy-to-use tools and resources to help you manage your money. When should you claim your benefits you’ve earned? Let AARP’s Social Security Calculator help you figure …

New Rules about Home and Community Based (HCB) Settings

Posted on 10/9/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

Right now the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the California Department of Aging (CDA) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are creating a plan that will make BIG changes to how services are provided to people with disabilities, the elderly, and families. Without your input, these changes may not be strong enough to make lives better! New federal rules say that community settings (including assisted living and group homes & day and work programs) must give people choice, privacy, …

Virtual Career Fair Designed for You

Posted on 09/19/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

Are you looking for work or a new career? AARP can help! We’re offering the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 7am-11am PT featuring over 20 Life Reimagined for Work hiring employers. Experienced job seekers can learn about job opportunities from local California employers such as Blue Buffalo Co., a pet food manufacturer, EnCorps, and Avis Budget Group. During the Career Fair, you’ll also have access to companies such as AT&T, National Institutes of Health, Caterpillar, and the American …

Volunteers Shine at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Posted on 09/19/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

Over one thousand volunteers worked hard to make San Diego’s Ideas@50+ event a great success. The event, which took place in early September, attracted over 10,000 attendees. There was great entertainment featuring big name celebrities, many high profile speakers, workshops on important topics, and an exhibit hall that engaged everyone. Volunteers took on tasks such as registration, shuttle transportation oversight, greeters, room monitors, and much more. And always with a smile and helpful information. They were truly the life and soul of …

America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign Offers Actions to Prepare for Disasters

Posted on 09/8/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/saranda/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP California |

A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise – aside from a fire drill – at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years. Knowing what to do in the event of a disaster or emergency is the message of the America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, …