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Things to do this April and May in Los Angeles


AARP has your spring guide to fun and educational events; check out the full lineup below. The events are FREE and advanced registration is required.

Piggy Bank Essentials - This is Pretirement - Friday, April 19 | 9 - 10 A.M. | Virtual
Are you feeling a bit uneasy about retirement? AARP has resources to help ease your transition into the next chapter of your life. During this Piggy Bank Essentials workshop, hear from AARP’s Carly Roszkowski and Sherie Winston about the new financial planning online platform—This is Pretirement. Get manageable steps to secure your future, such as paying off debt, building an emergency fund, maximizing retirement savings options and more. Register HERE.

Day of Service - Los Angeles National Cemetery - Saturday, April 26 | 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. | Los Angeles National Cemetery (950 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049)
Help make a difference in the lives of veterans and military families. Ahead of Memorial Day, join AARP to create a serene garden at the Los Angeles National Cemetery and write cards of gratitude to our country’s veterans. Enjoy FREE lunch after the event. Register HERE.

Let's Talk Dinero with AARP - Improving Credit Score - Monday, April 29 | 4 - 5 P.M.
Whether you’re looking to buy a car or rent a house, having a good credit score can help. During this workshop, discover the importance of a strong credit score, learn how it’s calculated and get practical strategies to improve your credit. Register HERE.

Older Adult Transportation Expo - Tuesday, May 7 | 9 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. | Pasadena Convention Center (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101)
Are you looking for tips on using public transportation or want to learn about transit programs available in Los Angeles County? Meet us at the 8th Annual Older Adult Transportation Expo! Connect with transit experts and local resources. Register HERE.*

AARP California Tea and Coffee Tuesdays: Older Adult Food Crisis - Tuesday, May 14 | 9 - 10 A.M. | Virtual
With costs rising everywhere, many older adults are at risk of facing food insecurity. Join us to learn about the different forms of food insecurity, where to get help and how to lend a hand to neighbors in need.  Register HERE.

CicLAmini Wilmington - Sunday, May 19 | 10 A.M. - 3 P.M. | 948 West C Street
Experience a car-free Sunday! Bring your bicycle, skates, walking shoes and even your furry friends to CicLAmini Wilmington. Stop by our booth for fun AARP giveaways, whiles supplies last. All ages and abilities are welcome to join the fun! Register HERE.*

Pasadena Celebrates Older Americans Month - Wednesday, May 22 | 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. | Victory Park (2575 Paloma St., Pasadena, CA 91107)
Have you future-proofed your home? Learn how to make quick fixes for an age-friendly home. Visit our booth for information on the AARP HomeFit guide and local grants for home repairs. Register HERE.*

Piggy Bank Essentials - How to Get Paid to Be a Caregiver - Thursday, May 30 | 9 - 10 A.M. | Virtual
Do you help a loved one with everyday tasks like cooking or paying bills? You are a family caregiver and may be eligible to get paid. Learn about paid caregiving, eligibility requirements, AARP resources and more. Register HERE.

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Advocacy & Education Podcast: In Clear Terms with AARP California™ 
Stay up to date by subscribing and listening to In Clear Terms with AARP California™ - a free podcast that focuses on issues impacting Californians of all ages. The podcast features conversations with community leaders, issue experts, and AARP staff and volunteers to help you understand critical issues that impact our state. Learn more and listen HERE.

Fraud and Scam Prevention 
Visit the AARP Fraud Watch Network at or call the AARP Fraud Watch Network Helpline at 1-877-908-3360 to report a scam or get help if you’ve fallen victim. The Fraud Watch Network also offers news, tips, and online learning videos on how to spot and stop common scams.

AARP supports millions of family caregivers by providing free resources and tools. View and download the AARP Prepare to Care caregiving guide, offered in English, Spanish and Chinese at Individuals taking care of a loved one can also call the AARP Caregiver Support Line at 877-333-5885.

Manage Debt & Savings
Did you know AARP offers an array of resources and tools to help support you manage debt and save? Learn more at

Thrive in the Job Market
Navigating today’s ever-changing job market can be tough, but AARP is here to help you through it. Whether you are starting a job search or looking to advance your career, AARP has custom tools and services that can help you, available at

About AARP California
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