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

Posted on 11/5/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Money & Work 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 | AARP California | Comments

California | Volunteering   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 …

Caregivers Searching for More Help

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

California | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources By Ray Huard About four years ago, Antoinette Alioto’s 86-year-old father was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Weeks later, her mother, 82, suffered two strokes. Suddenly, Alioto, a single mother of four children in San Diego, was faced with becoming an almost full-time caregiver while trying to get a small business teaching cooking classes off the ground. Her three sisters helped, but Alioto, 50, said she became the primary caregiver. “It was pretty much around the clock,” Alioto said. “My …

Cupcakes and Caregiving: Here’s Help

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

California | Home & Family Providing care for a family member can be one of the most rewarding and most challenging tasks that any person can face. On Nov. 22, AARP will honor caregivers as part of National Family Caregivers Month by giving away cupcakes and information at the Downey Farmers Market, 11039 Downey Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. AARP caregiving experts will be available to answer questions and provide resources. Across California, more than 4 million people help with food preparation and …

We’re Hiring! State Director Position Open

Posted on 10/28/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

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 | AARP California | Comments

California | Money & Work   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 …