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

Posted on 11/01/19

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

LOCAL EVENTS:

Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest – San Jose | November 1st & 2nd
AARP is proud to sponsor the 2019 Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest and offer a screening of Norm Mineta Story on Saturday, November 2nd at 11 a.m. at the CineArts Santana Row. Learn more and purchase screening tickets HERE. Space is limited.

San Jose Links Authors Luncheon – San Jose | November 2nd
Join us as we support our local Links chapter in transforming the Santa Clara County Community by lifting underserved and underrepresented populations. The 19th Annual Authors Luncheon will feature authors Jamia Wilson, Gina L. Carroll and W. Kamau Bell. Learn more and purchase your ticket HERE. Space is limited.

Vietnamese Alzheimer’s Forum – San Jose | November 2nd
Have you ever experienced memory problems? Do any of your family or friends suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias? Do you know how to reduce your risk of cognitive decline by making key lifestyle changes? Join us as we learn about the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, brain health, care management, and explore community resources – with information offered in both English and Vietnamese. Learn more and register for this FREE event HERE.

Annual Silicon Valley Veterans Charity Fundraiser – Milpitas | November 2nd
Join us at the 7th annual Silicon Valle Charity Fundraiser as we celebrate veterans and their service for our country. Learn more and purchase your ticket HERE.

SB 50 Forum presented by San Jose Spotlight – San Jose | November 6th
Take part in a fireside chat with Senator Scott Winer as we dive into Senate Bill 50 and potential housing solutions for California. Learn and purchase your ticket HERE.

Walking While Latino Discussion with James Rojas – San Jose | November 21st
Join us for a discussion with urban planner, artist and community activist, James Rojas, as we explore the influence Latinos have on transforming streets into pedestrian friendly zones for community interaction and cultural expression. Learn more and register for this FREE event HERE.

School of Arts and Culture Cafecito Series – San Jose | November 21st
Take part in a lively community discussion with the School of Arts and Culture and urban planner, artist and community activist, James Rojas, while enjoying a cup of coffee and pan dulces. Learn more about this FREE event HERE.

On the Move Conference – San Mateo | November 22nd
Participate in the 32nd annual On the Move Conference, hosted by Congresswoman Speier, Assemblymember Kevin Mullin and San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom as we explore “Reframing Aging” and the way we think about growing older. Learn more and register for this FREE event HERE.

LOCAL RESOURCES:

Caring for Those in Need
Throughout November, 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 aarp.org/caregiving. 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.

LOCAL VOLUNTEERING:

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 job searching in the digital age. Training and support are provided to all interested volunteers. To learn more and express interest, email cavolunteer@aarp.org 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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