Get Debt Under Control

Posted on 07/16/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Money & Work By Jean C. Setzfand Whether it’s the mortgage, credit cards, or student loans for the kids, consumer debt adds up to a big burden on millions of people. When you carry a lot of debt, it makes saving for retirement that much harder. Today, more Americans than ever are carrying debt into their retirement years. While you can take some comfort in knowing you’re not alone when it comes to debt, you can also take action to tackle it. Check …

Cinco costumbres de los conductores sagaces

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Español | Home & Family por Julie E. Lee El Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (Instituto de Seguros para la Seguridad en las Carreteras) recientemente publicó noticias alentadoras: los conductores de 70 años de edad y mayores en la actualidad son menos propensos a involucrarse en colisiones automovilísticas que las generaciones anteriores. Si chocan, también son menos propensos a lesionarse gravemente o perder sus vidas. El instituto afirma que esto se debe a los automóviles más seguros e individuos más saludables. Mantenerse saludable mental y …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Baseball and Family Fun!

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Español Baseball season is in full swing and AARP wants to meet up with you at a Dodgers game to enjoy food, fun, and festivities. Come by the AARP table at each of the games listed below to pick up giveaways and information and hear about exciting things AARP is doing to help Angelenos 50+ live life to the fullest! AARP has arranged for members and their guests to receive discounted tickets for selected games this season. Catch an LA Dodgers ball …

Special Prices for AARP Members and Guests at the Mark Taper Forum

Posted on 06/27/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events Are you a theatre lover? AARP has a member discount for you and your guest at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. On specific dates in July, the theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a special ticket offer* on Buyer & Cellar. This fabled comedy envisions what could happen when an underemployed Hollywood actor goes to work in Barbra Streisand’s basement filled with treasured mementos, collectibles, and a frozen yogurt machine. An ultimate fan fantasy, the performance …

Support the California Caregiver Act of 2014!

Posted on 06/23/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Home & Family Over 4 million people in California are assisting their loved ones so they can stay at home. These family caregivers have a huge responsibility, but are often unaware of the critical resources and support available to them. We can take some common sense steps to change that. That is why AARP is sponsoring the California Caregiver Act (AB 1744). This bill would create a Task Force responsible for identifying policies, resources and programs, as well as service gaps, and would …

New ‘Scorecard’ Report Gives California Mixed Grades in Serving Older, Disabled Residents

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Press & News Media California ranks 9th overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, but AARP warns much more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve the state’s health care system around prevention & treatment, affordability & access in Adult Day Resource Center functions, nursing home costs/quality-of-life, quality-of-care in the LTSS system, and support for family caregivers. California’s ranking is part of a comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support from the nation’s leading organizations behind …