Abriendo Puertas en Los Ángeles

Posted on 06/26/2015 by | Community Engagement | Comments

Uncategorized ¿Eres dueño de un pequeño negocio o te preguntas que debes hacer para abrir tu propia empresa? Asiste a seminario gratuito “Abriendo Puertas”, diseñado para los propietarios de pequeños negocios y organizado por el L.A. Times/HOY y aprende de nuestra Presidenta Estatal de AARP, Patricia Pérez y Natalie Orta de la SBA (Administración de Pequeños Negocios) acerca de los principios básicos de mercadeo y finanzas.  Qué: En #AbriendoPuertas aprenderás como planificar el futuro de tu negocio, obtener valiosa información sobre …

Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors) for Small Businesses

Posted on 06/25/2015 by | Community Engagement | Comments

Uncategorized Are you a small business owner or are you wondering what it takes to open your own business? Come and join AARP in Los Angeles for “Abriendo Puertas” (Opening Doors), a free seminar for small business owners organized by the L.A. Times/HOY and learn from our own AARP State President Patricia Perez and Natalie Orta of the Small Business Administration about the basics of marketing and finances. What: At #AbriendoPuertas you would learn how to plan the future of your business, obtain …

Navigating the Transportation Transition

Posted on 06/4/2015 by | AARP California | Comments

Livable Communities Written by Anita Creamer Even amid the California sprawl, an age-friendly community embraces the importance of transportation in maintaining quality of life for people of all ages including older adults, who may have restricted driver’s licenses or may simply not be comfortable behind the wheel any longer. After all, a driver’s license means independence to American adults. It means easy access to services and activities. More than that, it means maintaining rich connections with others. “And losing your driving ability …

Medicaid at 50: Strains on Safety Net

Posted on 06/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing By Rita Beamish Even before 3.4 million Californians joined Medi-Cal last year under the Affordable Care Act, the state boasted the behemoth of state health insurance programs. Medi-Cal is California’s version of Medicaid, the health care safety net for low-income and disabled residents that marks its 50th anniversary in July. Thanks to a massive 16-month growth spurt, Medi-Cal now provides health services for more than 12 million people, almost a third of all Californians. Medi-Cal insures more people than the …

Medicaid a los 50: Presión en la red de seguridad

Posted on 06/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Español | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Por Rita Beamish Incluso antes de que 3.4 millones de californianos se unieran a Medi-Cal el año pasado bajo la ACA (Ley del Cuidado de la Salud a Bajo Precio), el estado presumía de tener el más grande de los programas de seguros de salud estatales. Medi-Cal es la versión californiana de Medicaid, la red de seguridad de atención médica para los residentes de bajos ingresos o con discapacidades que cumple su 50.º aniversario en julio. Gracias a un crecimiento masivo …

Grow Local! Give Local! Near You!

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Local Resources  A new program offered by AARP will help provide the opportunity for AARP Members (and those who choose to become members) who own small, local businesses to provide discounts and offers to other AARP Members and their families in Los Angeles, CA while supporting a local non-profit. AARP Member to Member Local Offers will bring together small business owners who are AARP members and customers who are also members.  Participating businesses–which must be brick and mortar stores, no larger than a …