— 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!

— Parks and public spaces for people of all ages and abilities are a key component of a community that is livable. For National Park Week 2019 (April 20-28), AARP in California is celebrating the importance of ALL parks and public spaces! According to a recent survey conducted by AARP, 89% of adults age 50+ in California said that it is important to have parks, recreational space, or other open spaces available for use in their community. We also know that …

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— In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. We’ve saved our longest-distance spotlight for last — AARP California District Liaison Griff Weber, who sent us his responses all the way from Kathmandu, Nepal where he was spending time traveling. AARP: Tell us a bit about yourself that you would like others to know. Weber: I am Griff Weber, an AARP Volunteer District Liaison to …

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— In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. Today we’d like to introduce you to Coretta Rhaburn, a Los Angeles volunteer who has taken on the double duties of helping out with our L.A. Soul Steppers walking group, as well as with our new Community Events Team! AARP: Tell us a bit about yourself that you would like others to know. Rhaburn:  I have …

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— In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. Today we’d like to introduce you to Alan Sloan, a a member of our AARP California Executive Council who says that knowing that he is making a difference at  the age 86 keeps him motivated as a volunteer. AARP: Tell us a bit about yourself that you would like others to know. Sloan: My hobby is …

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— In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. Today we’d like to introduce you to Gale Nagato, a Sacramentan who enjoys Japanese folk music and volunteering for local HomeFit Workshops, which were created to help people stay in the homes they love by turning where they live into a “lifelong home,” suitable for themselves and anyone in their household. AARP: Tell us a bit about …

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— In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. Today we’d like to introduce you to Jacqueline Inniss, a dedicated volunteer who is an active member of our Capitol Response Team, a group of dedicated volunteers who advocate for the 50+ in Sacramento. AARP: Tell us a bit about yourself that you would like others to know. Innis: I like to work out at the …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 4 p.m. PT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 4 p.m. PT Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

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— In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. Today we’d like to introduce you to Lourdes Mejía-Diez, a volunteer from San Diego who has a passion for event planning and for sprucing up her 1994 Nissan Sentra. AARP: Tell us a bit about yourself that you would like others to know. Mejía-Diez: I’m a 72 year old mother of three with five grandchildren, who …

—   In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are sharing stories about individuals across California who help us amplify our work each and every day. Today we are shining a spotlight on David Lindeman, a renowned expert in technology and aging and a member of our Executive Council,  a group of volunteer leaders that provides strategic vision and guidance for AARP in California. AARP: Tell us a bit about yourself that you would like others to know. Lindeman: I have …

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— It’s National Volunteer Week and we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate. Here in California we work with some of the most dynamic, motivating and impressive individuals in the Golden State. Our volunteers serve in many roles.  They testify at the State Capitol, write letters to the editor on issues of importance to Californians 50+ and their families, and represent AARP California at forums, educational events and Movies for Grownups screenings.  We are also able to combat scams and fraud in collaboration …