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Sara Aranda

We’ve made great strides by improving health access for millions of previously uninsured Californians. But with more patients on the books, we need to take the necessary steps to ensure they also have access to primary health care services.
Guest post by Certified Public Accountant, Daniel M. Mauiro, IRS
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?
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
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 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.
Right now the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the California Department of Aging (CDA) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are creating a plan that will make BIG changes to how services are provided to people with disabilities, the elderly, and families. Without your input, these changes may not be strong enough to make lives better!
Are you looking for work or a new career? AARP can help!
Over one thousand volunteers worked hard to make San Diego's Ideas@50+ event a great success. The event, which took place in early September, attracted over 10,000 attendees. There was great entertainment featuring big name celebrities, many high profile speakers, workshops on important topics, and an exhibit hall that engaged everyone. Volunteers took on tasks such as registration, shuttle transportation oversight, greeters, room monitors, and much more. And always with a smile and helpful information. They were truly the life and soul of the event!
A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise - aside from a fire drill - at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years.
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