AARP in San Jose is Ready to Take on December with You!

Posted on 12/01/19

AARP in San Jose is here to help you take on December with local offerings, resources and more. We hope you will join us at one or all of the following events!


School of Arts and Culture Fiesta Navideña – San Jose | December 6th
Join us at the Mexican Heritage Plaza for the 9th annual holiday celebration, Fiesta Navideña. On Friday, December 6th, families throughout East San José will gather for an evening of food, music, and dance that embodies the holiday spirit of communities in the United States and throughout Latin America. Don’t forget to stop by AARP’s table and learn how to protect yourself and your family from holiday fraud and scams. Learn more and register for this FREE event HERE.

HomeFit Workshops – San Jose | December 30th
Join us for a breakfast OR lunch HomeFit workshop to learn how you can make your home safer and more comfortable as you age in place. From simple do-it-yourself repairs to larger design projects, learn how you can transform your living spaces to help you remain independent in your home as you age.

  • HomeFit Workshop Breakfast: Learn more and register for this FREE event HERE.
  • HomeFit Workshop Lunch: Learn more and register for this FREE event HERE.

Both workshops offer the same curriculum – please only sign up for one.


City of San Jose Task Force Meeting – San Jose | December 18th
Don’t miss an opportunity to weigh in on important issues related to housing in the City of San Jose. Attend the City of San Jose Task Force Meeting and provide community input on recommendations for Urban Village policy changes, the integration of housing in business corridors, commercial spaces requirements for affordable housing and more. The meeting will take place from 6-9 p.m. at San Jose City Hall – Wing – Rooms 118-120 (200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose). Learn more HERE.


Caring for Those in Need
Throughout December, AARP is sharing information and tools to help you prepare to care. Whether you are a veteran caregiver or just beginning the journey, we have resources for you – from home safety tips, financial advice and more, visit You can also call AARP’s toll-free caregiving support line Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST at 1-877-333-5885 for additional support.

Holiday Fraud & Scam Prevention
The holiday season brings the blessings of gift-giving, good cheer and time with family and friends. It also brings plenty of opportunities for cybercrooks to spoil your celebrations. A few scams are specific to the holidays, but most are variations on everyday frauds, ramped up to match seasonal spikes in spending and web traffic. With a little preparation and vigilance, you can lessen your chances of being victimized. Read full article HERE.


AARP Volunteer Recruitment
AARP is seeking additional volunteers for events and education outreach in San Jose and the Greater Bay Area. Event Team members provide support at community functions, while Education Team members give presentations to small groups on topics such as home repairs to facilitate aging in place, caregiving, and brain health. Training and support are provided to all interested volunteers. To learn more and express interest, email or call 626-585-2612 and leave your name, phone number and email.
Check back the first of every month to learn about new AARP offerings in San Jose and the Greater Bay Area.

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