Join us for FREE May Events

Posted on 04/26/22 by Priscilla Orpinela-Segura

We've got your May activities covered. Join us for a series of FREE educational events—from a presentation on livable communities and a workshop on alleviating caregiving challenges, to a webinar on growing your own herbs and a presentation on the Family & Medical Leave Act, which allows you to take leave from work to care for a loved one. Don't miss these events, register for one or all!

Climate Chats: Plastics & Your Health: Wednesday, May 4 at 4 pm
Join AARP California and a panel of experts virtually for a critical look at the impact of plastics on our health and well-being, particularly for older adults. You’ll hear from Dr. Scott Coffin, a microplastics research scientist, and Linda Escalante, an environmental organizer working on policy measures to reduce plastic consumption. During this discussion, learn about the impact of plastics on your health, what is being done to address the problem, and actions you can take to protect yourself. Learn more and register HERE.

This event is part of AARP California’s Climate Chats series that aims to provide educational information and resources on climate and its impact on older adults’ health, wealth, and self. Learn more about the series HERE.

How Livable is Your Community? - Thursday, May 5 at 1 pm
Hear from AARP Public Policy Institute’s Dr. Rodney Harrell as we explore the Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages, an interactive online tool that evaluates the livability of neighborhoods across the United States. Click HERE to register.

Mitigating Caregiving Challenges - Thursday, May 5 at 3 pm
This May, we’re kicking off a three-part caregiving series with Partners in Care Foundation. Join us for our FIRST event where you’ll learn how to reduce the challenges of caregiving, ease financial burdens and learn about the latest research. Click HERE* to register.
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Herb Your Enthusiasm - Tuesday, May 10 at 9 am
Spice up your meals and garden by growing your very own herbs. Join the next Tea & Coffee Tuesdays to learn how to grow herbs indoors/outdoors and during a drought. You’ll also receive tips for cooking with herbs. Click HERE to register.

Let's Talk Dinero: Managing Caregiving Costs - Monday, May 16 at 4 pm
Do you need to take time off from work to care for a loved one but you are afraid to lose your job? Join our next Let’s Talk Dinero event to learn about the Family & Medical Leave Act, which allows workers to take caregiving leave while protecting their jobs. Click HERE to register.

Film Screening & Discussion – Find Me by Tom Huang - Wednesday, May 25th at 4 pm
Enjoy FREE access to the film Find Me and join us for an informative virtual discussion with the film's director and actor, Tom Huang, as we celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Registered attendees will receive access to view the film Find Me from May 24th – May 27thFind Me highlights the story of a man searching for his friend who leaves clues for him in National Parks across the United States. The film features stunning footage of locations, including Zion National Park, Death Valley and Yosemite. 

During the LIVE virtual discussion on May 25th, attendees will hear from Tom Huang and Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS) as we discuss Huang’s journey as an Asian American director and actor, and his learnings from creating the film. You won't want to miss the opportunity to view this awe-inspiring film and participate in this engaging discussion! Learn more and register HERE.

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