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To keep your heart healthy you need to listen to it. This Saturday, April 23, join AARP Los Angeles us at the KJLH Women’s Health Forum, where we will be hosting Life Reimagined Checkups, free sessions designed to align your life with your dreams.   KJLH will be kicking off the Women’s Health Expo with a live radio broadcast hosted by Adai Lamar, with AARP’s Dionne Polite as a special guest, from 8am-10am. AARP will have a booth on the …

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Local Event one of Dozens Scheduled Nationwide to Provide Secure Document Destruction  As part of its ongoing efforts to help consumers avoid falling victim to identity theft, AARP CA is joining with the Loma Verde Recreation Center to bring “Shred Fest 2016” – an event to provide free shredding of personal documents and other sensitive records to the Chula Vista community on Saturday, April 30th from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the Loma Verde Recreation Center, 1420 Loma Lane, …

As we move toward the end of National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016, AARP CA continues to highlight some of our outstanding and dedicated volunteers. AARP CA is honored to have an amazing group of gifted and selfless volunteers who are eager to dedicate their time and skills to help others in their communities. Among this incredible group of volunteers is Ken Allen. Before Ken began volunteering with AARP, he spent 41 years as a sports broadcaster for the American Forces …

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Local Event one of Dozens Scheduled Nationwide to Provide Secure Document Destruction As part of its ongoing efforts to help consumers avoid falling victim to identity theft, AARP CA is joining with the District Office of Councilman Curren Price and the California Attorney General’s Office to bring “Shred Fest 2016” – an event to provide free shredding of personal documents and other sensitive records to Los Angeles community on Saturday, April 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4301 …

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In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016, AARP CA is shining a light on our esteemed volunteers – a group that continually brings enthusiasm and deep knowledge to the work done here in the California office. In the midst of this lively and charismatic group of volunteers, we find Alvetia E. Smith. Alvetia polished her unique skills for creativity and steadfastness during the 42 years she worked with the United States Postal Service as Manager of Customer Service. For …

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The Metro Board of Directors is holding public forums across Los Angeles County this month to get public input on its Draft Expenditure Plan (The Plan). Six (6) public forums are planned, and another will be held online.  This is YOUR opportunity to have a say in the LA Metro Plan. The Plan outlines how Metro will plan, build, operate, and fund our growing transportation system over the next 40 years to accommodate the additional 2.4 million people and 1.4 …

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As National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016 rolls on, AARP CA continues to honor some of our talented and devoted volunteers. Volunteers selflessly lend their time, skills, and experience to help us reach those in our communities. Among this selfless and talented group of volunteers is Sal Medina. Sal Medina has been a dedicated volunteer since 2012. He signed on after being inspired by an AARP speaker at a dinner party. Sal was drawn to volunteering with AARP because it offered …

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National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016 is upon us and to celebrate, AARP California is honoring some of our devoted volunteers. We are fortunate to have volunteers who come from diverse backgrounds, and are rich in experience and knowledge. Every volunteer has something special to offer, and AARP CA volunteer Captain Nuru Neemuchwalla certainly fits that bill.   Capt. Neemuchwalla was born in Bombay, India and joined the Merchant Marine Academy shortly after finishing high school. He graduated from the Marine …

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With National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016 in full swing, AARP California is taking the opportunity to highlight some of our venerable volunteers. Volunteers are at the heart of all the great work done at the AARP California office. Among this group of incredible volunteers is Joe Garbanzos. Joe began volunteering with AARP after speaking with another long time AARP volunteer and fellow San Diego resident, Robert Prath. “Seeing how Bob is making a difference in the community was inspiring. It …

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April 10th marks the beginning of National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016. Volunteers are an integral part of the work AARP California is able to do in the community, and our esteemed volunteers come to us from all over the state with different backgrounds and experiences, both professional and personal. Throughout National Volunteer Appreciation Week, AARP California will be highlighting volunteers who are sharing their time, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members and help us reach our …