It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of Patricia Pérez as California’s new State President and leader of our Executive Council. This position is the top volunteer role in California. Patricia will guide our team of leadership volunteers to shape and execute our organization’s statewide priorities. The appointment was made by Carlos Brandenburg, AARP's West Region Volunteer Director.
Many of you have had rewarding careers in which you’ve gained excellent experience – experience that can be valuable to others. If you are still working full-time or part-time, the skills you have can also be of value outside of your workplace.
Alice Benjamin, best known as "Nurse Alice," recently joined the second class of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute (VLI). Alice is a clinical nurse specialist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Hospital and serves as the Affordable Care Act Education Advisor for AARP California.
By Laura Mecoy • When she became eligible for Medicare, Pat Kersbergen assembled a 4-inch-thick accordion folder of materials, created spreadsheets of the different plans and was overwhelmed by information overload.
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