Punto de Inflexión: La Historia de una Persona Cuidando de un Ser Querido

Posted on 03/28/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Home & Family Post por invitada Blanca Castro, Gerente de Abogacía de AARP California In English | Todos tenemos un punto de inflexión en nuestras vidas. El mío vino cuando tenía 15 años, cuando fui testigo del colapso de mi madre durante un derrame cerebral masivo. Ella tenía tan solo 39 años de edad y el ataque la dejó permanentemente paralizada de su lado izquierdo. Ese día, casi hace 40 años, pasé de ser una típica adolescente en una familia de seis niños …

Blanca Castro, AARP California Manager of Advocacy

The Turning Point: A Caregiver’s Story

Posted on 03/28/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Home & Family Guest post by Blanca Castro, AARP California Manager of Advocacy En Español | We all have a turning point in our lives. Mine came when I was 15 years old, as I witnessed my mother collapse during a massive stroke. She was just 39 years old and the stroke left her permanently paralyzed on her left side. On that day almost 40 years ago, I went from a typical teenager in a family with six children to one of several …

Julie Lee

Simple Exercises to Improve Driver Wellness

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee Most people wouldn’t associate driving with exercise. While staying fit is essential to a healthy lifestyle, it is critical to driving safely. This is especially true as we age. Whether it’s squatting to get into your vehicle, turning your head to check blind spots, or flexing your foot to reach the brake pedal, driving is a full-body activity. According to recent research by The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and MIT AgeLab, four areas of …

Preparing for Retirement - and College

Preparing for Retirement – and College

Posted on 12/17/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

Home & Family Many families today are asking: How can we save for retirement as well as our children’s (or grandchildren’s) college education? You can do both, but it takes planning and commitment to fund education expenses without feeling overwhelmed by your finances. AARP experts Brian Bullock and Winifred Watson-Florence joined us for a teletownhall last week to discuss the steps you need to take to save for retirement while helping your children or grandchildren with the costs of higher education. You can listen …

Julie Lee

Four Things You Didn’t Learn in Driver’s Ed

Posted on 12/2/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee, Vice President and National Director of AARP Driver Safety in the Education & Outreach group Life on the road looks quite a bit different today than it did when most of us older drivers got our driver’s licenses. Formal driver’s education – or “driver’s ed” courses – first became available in the U.S. in the 1930s, and just as the rules of the road, automobiles and roadway infrastructure are constantly changing, so too are the safety …

Green Retirement

Learn How to Plan a Green Retirement

Posted on 08/27/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

Home & Family On Saturday, October 19th, join AARP, ReVisions Resources, and the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for this free retirement planning event with an environmental twist. Enjoy a continental breakfast before spending the morning with industry leaders who will discuss how to manage credit and debt, as well as how to make the most of your savings. You’ll get access to the resources you need for successful financial planning and asset protection, including retirement readiness notebooks …