— English Esta primavera AARP publicó datos que revelaron los planes financieros de los californianos de la  Gen X y los Baby Boomers y los medios de los que disponen para su futuro financiero. La encuesta, titulada “California Soñando…o Luchando: Seguridad Financiera de la Generacion X y los Baby Boomer,” revela que en su mayor parte los californianos no están listos para la jubilación; y si bien siguen siendo optimistas, muchos luchan con problemas de acceso a  vivienda y la dificultad de …

— Nuestros pensamientos están con todas las personas afectadas por los  incendios en el sur de California. Hemos recopilado la siguiente lista de recursos para tu referencia. ¡Esperamos que tú y  tus seres queridos se mantengan a salvo! Los enlaces a continuación incluyen información y recursos para el Creek Fire y el Skirball Fire, los cuales arden actualmente en porciones del Condado de Los Ángeles. http://www.lafd.org/news/creek-fire-status http://www.lafd.org/news/skirball-fire-update El Departamento de Bomberos ofrece actualizaciones periódicas en sus cuentas de Facebook y Twitter Para obtener …

—   Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the fires burning throughout Southern California. We have compiled the following list of resources for your reference. May you and your loved ones stay safe! The links below include information and resources for the Creek Fire and the Skirball Fire, which are currently burning in portions of Los Angeles County. http://www.lafd.org/news/creek-fire-status http://www.lafd.org/news/skirball-fire-update The Los Angeles Fire Department is also providing regular updates on its Facebook and Twitter feeds. For information about the …

— Anita McInnis, First Quarter, 2017 Fraud Watch Network’s Fraud Fighter Anita McInnis, from Bellflower in Los Angeles, became an AARP member 18 years ago “I just knew this was a good organization and joining it would be a good thing for me at this new stage of my life.” Anita was then 55 years old. She decided to become a volunteer when she got a postcard asking her if she wanted to protect her healthcare. “That’s when I became involved …

— This fall Northern California saw some of the deadliest, most destructive wildfires in the state’s history, including wind-driven, ferocious blazes in Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt and Mendocino counties. Dozens were killed, and hundreds injured, including older and disabled adults who couldn’t escape in time. To help prevent fatalities in the future, AARP is working with local authorities to determine the best ways to use AARP resources to assist with disaster preparedness and relief, especially for people 50 and older. AARP will …

— This Thanksgiving AARP in California took part in a special dinner and expression of gratitude to one Orange County resident who has gone above and beyond for our community. We honored Bridget Blehm, founder of For Families of Active Military (FFAM), with the Andrus Award, AARP’s most prestigious volunteer distinction. Ms. Blehm was recognized for her organization’s annual Thanksgiving dinner that provides local Southern California troops with a place to gather on the holiday. Blehm, who also serves as FFMA’s executive …

— Español The AARP survey, entitled “California Dreaming…or Struggling: Gen X and Boomer Financial Security,”  reveals that for the most part Californians are not ready for retirement and it is largely due to housing related expenses. AARP California wants to help you take control of your finances. We are sharing DIY tips and tools bi-weekly on social media to help you save more or begin to save. Here is a summary of what was shared in November! CUT COSTS NOW Many Californians …

— Español. Celebrate the holidays by tracing the history of Chocolate, the food of the gods, from a drink reserved for Mayan and Aztec nobility, to a drink for European aristocrats, to the simple chocolate bar of today. Enjoy a tasting of Aztec hot chocolate and champurrado. Guest speaker chef and historian: Maite Gomez-Rejon When: Thursday, December 7th at 7 p.m. Where: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 Chocolate is the product of …

— Saturday, November 18th from 6:30 – 9 PM | 800 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 Reserve your FREE spot today by calling 1-877-926-8300 or click HERE. On Saturday, November 18th, join AARP in Los Angeles at Union Station for a special black-tie (optional) Transportation Gala commemorating the voters who passed Measure M, the transportation ballot initiative that will deliver on $120 billion worth of improvement projects to advance the quality of life in the Greater Los Angeles area. …

— By Ray Huard Nikki Symington got several phone messages from someone purporting to be an IRS agent, who said she owed back taxes and threatened her with fines or jail if she didn’t pay up. “Even though my husband said it was a scam, you still worry, so I called,” said Symington, 74, of Borrego Springs. “I left my number, and somebody called back and said I owed $4,000.” She hung up, but the fake agent called her several more …

— Español According to an AARP survey, entitled “California Dreaming…or Struggling: Gen X and Boomer Financial Security,” which reveals that for the most part Californians are not ready for retirement and it is largely due to housing related expenses. AARP California wants to help you take control of your finances. We are sharing DIY tips and tools bi-weekly on social media to help you save more or begin to save. Here is a summary of what was shared in October! CUT COSTS …