— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger California for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— The federal government grant scam has been around for years. But now, scammers are finding targets through social media. The informative video below, the second in our latest series showcasing the most common scams, tells you just what to look for to avoid becoming a government grant scammer’s next victim. Please share this important clip with your friends and family, so they too know what to look for to avoid being victimized by fraud.  How It Works: You see posts from …

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— By Roy Pankey “AARP California values the partnership we have with volunteers who take what they know and share it with their community,” said Antoine Cook, Associate State Director for Community. “Leigh is one of those individuals who has really spread the word about all the caregiving resources available through AARP. She is a true Caregiving Champion.” Broadway was nominated for the award by Cook and Nina Weiler, leads of the caregiving campaign, for her volunteer work and for conducting …

— Español From the classic celebration of Fiestas Patrias, to our association with the popular soccer team, the LA Galaxy and our participation in the popular CicLAvia; AARP in Los Angeles has prepared several events to celebrate Latino contributions to our society and also provide you with tools to help make your life  better as you age. Many of our events are free, but for a select few you must sign up in advance. SEPTEMBER: Boleros de Noche | La Plaza de …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4 p.m. PT PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 4 p.m. PT You’ve worked your whole life and now you can start thinking about your retirement options. But when should you claim your Social Security retirement benefits to get the biggest check? And how do you get the money coming in the first place? It can be a confusing process. …

— por Laura Mecoy Diana Love está jubilada, pero no tendrías manera de darte cuenta. Tiene reuniones y viajes fuera de la ciudad reservados en todo momento. También comenzó su propia organización sin fines de lucro y tiene puestos de liderazgo en varias comisiones locales. Pero Love, de 66 años, de Palmdale, California, ha encontrado tiempo este año electoral para educar a los votantes mayores de 50 años acerca de los asuntos de importancia para ellos y sobre la postura de los …

— By Laura Mecoy Diana Love is retired, but you wouldn’t know it. She has numerous meetings and out-of-town trips booked at any given time. She’s also started her own nonprofit and serves in leadership positions on local commissions. Yet Love, 66, of Palmdale, has found time this election year to educate voters age 50 and older about issues important to them and where the candidates stand on those issues. A former state legislative staff member, Love said 50-plus voters are …

— As summer wraps up and many folks are looking toward the end of their fiscal years, you may be shifting your focus to your financial goals.   Are you trying to be healthier? Not just physically, but financially? Are you spending too much? Are you saving enough?  How do you manage and protect what you have?   By modifying some financial practices, you can improve your financial standing and stay safe. Here are some tips to improve your financial well-being …

—   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 28, 2018   CONTACT: Mark Beach, AARP 916.952.8569 mbeach@aarp.org   STATEMENT OF AARP CALIFORNIA STATE DIRECTOR NANCY McPHERSON OPPOSING SB 901:   “Late last night, the California Wildfire Preparedness and Response Conference Committee released a revised version of SB 901, and it is bad news for California electricity ratepayers.   This bill is being rushed through the legislature without sufficient time for proper review and debate because lawmakers want to go home for the …

— Join AARP on Sunday, September 23rd for a full day of fun! This year, prior to the annual Viva CalleSJ Open Streets Program, AARP will sponsor a 5K run to take full advantage of the car free streets. Run Viva CalleSJ 5K Sunday, September 23rd | 8-9:30 AM Check-in opens at 7 AM Runners are you ready? Get a jump start on the day and join us for our inaugural Run Viva CalleSJ 5K race, presented to you by AARP …

— Español Los Angeles, CA. August 24, 2018. – The California Hospital and Family Caregiver Law, Empowering the Next Generation of Caregivers, Paid Sick Law, All of Us Research Program, the status of LGBT Older Adults community and Alzheimer’s awareness, are just a few key issues that will be addressed during the National Hispanic Council on Aging’s (NHCOA) Town Hall: Building Bridges to Engage Diverse Communities at The California Endowment on August 30, 2018. WHEN:           Thursday, August 30, 2018– 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. …