— Our Special Online Sessions Can Help You Balance Them Juggling It All: Tips for Working Caregivers Part 1: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 4 – 4:30 p.m. PT Part 2: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 4 – 4:30 p.m. PT Did you know that six out of 10 Americans are taking care of a loved one age 50 or older — and many are doing it while also trying to earn a living? You want to balance your caregiving responsibilities with everything …

— Español [See links below to download a print a FREE ‘wallet card’ and place them in your and your loved one’s wallets. That way, you’ll both have the important information about this new law available when you need it most.] Today, millions of Californians are providing care for a family member, partner, or friend with a chronic, disabling, or serious health condition. These “family caregivers” provide indispensable help with such tasks as meal-preparation, bathing, dressing, administering medications and wound-care. AARP has …

— Español AARP strongly supports the Paid Family Leave program because family caregivers who work shouldn’t have to choose between caring for a loved one and making a living. Here are five things you should know about California’s Paid Family Leave program: 1) What is Paid Family Leave? Under state law, working Californians can take up to six weeks off to care for a seriously ill loved one while still receiving a portion of their salary. Most working Californians will be able …

— Español. St. Barnabas Senior Services presents the 2nd annual AGING INTO THE FUTURE – SoCal’s Tech + Aging conference where tech leaders, seniors and experts in the aging field come together LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2018) – The latest and hottest tech solutions addressing some of the most common problems and challenges facing older adults today will be discussed at the second annual AGING INTO THE FUTURE – SoCal’s Tech + Aging Conference on March 2nd in downtown Los Angeles. …

— Diagnosed with dementia and without a job, volunteering for the issues and people she cares about the most has kept Jackie Coleman happier than ever before. Shortly after Coleman lost her dream job as a disability rights lawyer due to her diagnosis, she decided to become an AARP member and soon after that a volunteer with the AARP California Capitol Response Team, “where I make sure that we get approved the right laws that benefit those who are 50 years …

— San Jose Caregiving: The Circle of Love A documentary showing that highlights three AAPI caregivers and their caregiving journey, followed by a discussion with AARP Historian Emerita, Lily Liu. The 14-minute documentary, “Caregiving:  The Circle of Love,” produced by AARP and the sharing of AARP resources such as the guidebook, Prepare to Care:  A Planning Guide for Families, will help families start the difficult but vital conversation about caregiving. Professionals who work with diverse older adults in the community and their families will learn pertinent tips to help …

— ATTENTION SACRAMENTO ARTISTS: At the Sacramento PRIDE 2017 event, AARP hosted a “listening post” featuring the question: “What should AARP know about the challenges facing LGBT caregivers?” (Caregivers are those who provide care for a family member or friend including assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, feeding, and getting dressed.)   More than 100 responses were posted, containing a wide range of answers, including fear, discrimination, lack of information about services, and long-term care facilities that are LGBTQ-friendly. In …

— Español Participants’ ideas will be included in NHCOA’s annual “State of Hispanic Older Adults” The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), will bring together members of the older adult population, along with elected officials, social advocates, and service providers in an “Aging with Dignity” Town Hall at The California Endowment 1000 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  on August 30th. This linguistically and culturally safe space will give those present the opportunity to discuss …

— Español From the classic celebration of Mexico and the Central American countries’ independence day, the presentation of an AARP financial study about the economic situation of Californians, to our association with the popular soccer team LA Galaxy; AARP in Los Angeles has prepared several events to celebrate our contributions as Latinos in this society and also to provide you with tools that will help you make your life a better experience. All our events are free, but in some of them …

— Join us on June 21st at the University of San Francisco’s Xavier Auditorium to celebrate the launch of AARP’s new documentary CAREGIVING: THE CIRCLE OF LOVE. AARP created this short film in partnership with Executive Producer Toan Lam to help families start the often difficult but vital conversation about caregiving. The film presents the traditions and challenges of caregiving in the Chinese American community from the point of view of three family caregivers. The program will include a discussion about …