Welcome to Ideas@50+

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events Join us this September 4-6 in beautiful San Diego and be one of the first to attend this new annual experience. It’s your opportunity to engage and network with today’s most interesting thinkers and experts in Health & Wellness, Money & Work, Technology & Innovation and Travel & Lifestyle. Enjoy three days of provocative discussions on trends, share ideas and walk away with practical options for your own life. Ideas@50+ is everything you love about AARP events…and so much more. Registration …

Can You Help Caregivers on August 14th?

Posted on 08/13/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Millions of Californians are adding a job skill to their “life résumé” – that of family caregiver. Often they are assisting their loved ones so they can stay at home, but AARP surveys say that they often don’t know where to turn for help. These family caregivers have a huge responsibility, but are often unaware of the critical resources and support available to them and how to cope with the challenges that come with being a caregiver. That is why …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Baseball and Family Fun!

Posted on 08/1/2014 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 at Viva Los Dodgers. This family-friendly pregame festival is held at the refurbished 76 station (near Lot 6) 2 hours prior to each Sunday home game and fans can enjoy live music, player autographs and various activities. Check back for details for each game! Entrance is free with a paid ticket to the game. Our next …

Agent scams seniors out of more than $2 million

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Money & Work John Paul Slawinski, 59, was arrested at his home in Palm Desert on July 29, and is being arraigned on Friday, August 1, at 1:30 p.m. at the Riverside Hall of Justice, Department 411, 4100 Main St, Riverside. Slawinski is charged with five felony counts of financial elder abuse and five counts of burglary for allegedly ripping off five senior citizens for more than $2 million through the sale and surrender of investment annuity products. Bail is set at $2,000,000. …

Raise Your Voice Before They Raise Your Rates!

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California Raise Your Voice Before They Raise Your Rates! The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) is expected to make a final decision on whether to let Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) raise your rates. Please join us to hear the Commissioners’ final ruling on August 14, 2014. In June an Administrative Law Judge recommended a $2.3 billion rate increase. While this amount is less than the company originally requested ($4.9 billion!), it’s still too much – especially as many California seniors and …

Volunteer Leader Honored at Dodgers Game

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events | Volunteering On our first  AARP Dodgers Game night, we honored our Executive Council member Patricia Pérez for her great contributions in helping us better reach the Latino community, and others, in the Golden State.  As part of our partnership with the Dodgers this year, her honoring ceremony was framed by our AARP’s Real Possibilities brand and message which was shown on the ballpark’s LEDs banners and vision board. Pérez’s recognition in reaching the community gave volunteers and staff of the L.A. …