— 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!

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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 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 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 …

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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 …

— Welcome Spring with AARP in San Diego! The sun is out, the sky is blue and the weather is so inviting! We are ready to welcome spring with you, your friends and family. Join us at one or all of the following events we have prepared for you this month. Movies for GrownUps- “Storm Boy” | Thursday, April 4 – 7:00 p.m. – AMC Mission Valley, 1640 Camino del Rio Norte, San Diego. STORM BOY is the beautiful and contemporary …

— We are currently accepting applications for the AARP California Executive Council, a volunteer body that provides direction and leadership in carrying out AARP’s strategic priorities in California. Those selected will serve an initial two-year term beginning in 2019. In addition to their leadership and advisory roles, Executive Council members represent AARP as a spokespersons and serve as liaisons to current and potential strategic partners. AARP California is committed to maintaining an Executive Council that is as diverse as California itself. …

— AARP California is proud to present Lisa Oakley with the 2018 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. This is the association’s most prestigious volunteer award that recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Lisa Oakley, from Saratoga, California, truly embodies AARP’s vision and mission. AARP California selected Lisa Oakley for her remarkable service and for the impact she has had on the lives of others and on her community. Oakley …

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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 …

— 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 …

— 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 …