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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 …

— 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 …

— As we focus throughout the month of July on empowering those in need, we are also shining a light on volunteer opportunities right here in California. Public service and volunteering represent the core of AARP’s mission, as set forth by our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who challenged us “to serve, not to be served.” With more than 5,500 volunteers across California, AARP represents the voice of our members, their families, and their communities with elected officials, influencers, and opinion …

— This August, AARP will be partnering with the Pilipinx American Library (PAL) and the Asian Art Museum to celebrate and examine Filipino literature and art over a series of events. PAL is a mobile, non-circulating library that collects print histories and celebrates narratives exclusively by Filipino writers, poets, artists and scholars. Join us at the Asian Art Museum (200 Larkin St., San Francisco) on Thursday, August 2nd for opening day of this month long event series! Stop by our table …

— Español  As in previous years, this summer we have several and a variety of events specially prepared for you, your friends and your loved ones. You can meet in person your favorite L.A. Galaxy players, educate yourself about the power of protests by Chicanos in Los Angeles during the 60’s seeking social justice; as well as take your little ones to enjoy an intergenerational free show. Register for each event in order to receive a surprise gift. ¡We look forward to …

— Thanks to the California Voter’s Choice Act, a law passed in 2016, voters in five California counties will have more flexibility to choose how, when, and where they cast their ballots, beginning with the June 5th primary election. Participating counties are: Madera Napa Nevada Sacramento San Mateo Voting options under the Voter’s Choice Act include: Vote by Mail: All registered voters in participating counties will be sent a ballot in the mail. Use a Drop Box:Voters can choose to return their …

— AARP Livable Communities Charrette: Reimagining Urban Villages & Main Streets From April 30th – May 5th, AARP hosted a Livable Communities Charrette to address livability in the City of San Jose. The Charrette brought together community members, property owners, developers, local non-profits and public entities to creatively develop strategies for two communities.  Of the two communities, one is the Berryessa/BART Urban Village. Why the Berryessa/BART Urban Village? Understanding that planning and developing communities suitable for people of all ages is no easy task, we must find ways …

— AARP Livable Communities Charrette: Reimagining Urban Villages & Main Streets From April 30th – May 5th, AARP hosted a Livable Communities Charrette to address livability in the City of San Jose. The Charrette brought together community members, property owners, developers, local non-profits and public entities to creatively develop strategies for two communities.  Of the two communities, one is the North 13th Street Business Corridor. Why the North 13th Street Business Corridor? For many years, North 13th Street has been identified as a location where major …

— Identity thieves and tax scammers typically begin targeting their victims during tax filing time, but more especially, after tax season when tax refunds are being paid out.  And that is why AARP California, The IRS Criminal Investigation Division and The AARP Fraud Watch Network invite you to join a live informative telephone town hall discussion on Thursday, April 12th, 2018, at 6:00 PM PT about simple ways we can protect ourselves from fraud and tax scams. This discussion will include …