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 …

Nominate Your Volunteer Hero Today!

Posted on 06/18/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Volunteering Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older from your city? Is there someone out there that just knocks your socks off every time you hear about the work that they are doing in their community? AARP invites you to nominate your volunteer hero for our annual award. AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2014 California Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Californians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their …

Welcome to Ideas@50+

Posted on 06/17/2014 by | AARP National | 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. …

Help and Have Fun at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Posted on 06/13/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Volunteering AARP’s new annual experience, Ideas@50+ is heading to San Diego from September 4th through the 6th and we’re looking for volunteers! The three day event features celebrity speakers and entertainers, workshops, concerts, and a huge exhibit floor. Volunteers work a maximum of four-hour shifts, directing and welcoming visitors to various activities. In exchange, volunteers will receive admission to the convention, a volunteer t-shirt and thank you gift. Free parking and meal vouchers are provided for your volunteer day!   See you there! Sign …