Attend PUC Hearing

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

Advocacy | California Raise Your Voice Before They Raise Your Rates! Your AARP California office is fighting to make sure you, and all PG&E residential customers, only pay what’s fair and reasonable for your utilities – and not a dime more. Make your voice heard by attending the next two public hearings this month. Tell your personal story on how this rate increase will impact your budget. Bring a friend or family member to oppose these unfair rate hikes. Wear your red AARP t-shirts …

Can You Help Caregivers on August 4th?

Posted on 07/24/2014 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 …

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. …

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 …