Our Mission:

AARP enhances the quality of life for all as we age. We champion positive social change and deliver value through advocacy, information, and service.

We meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at the Campbell Community Center. In the Roosevelt room, which is Q80.

President’s Message

President…Ken Schieck As I said at the general meeting in June, I would list the most common suggestions you have given, along with our suggested solutions. I plan to spend some time during the general meetings in July and August talking with membership about these. SURVEY FEEDBACK FROM AARP MEMBERS 1) Extend social time prior to meeting 2) More entertainment specialists instead of speakers 3) More speakers who discuss positive aspects of aging 4) More ‘historical’ speakers (e.g. the lady from the Los Gatos Museum) 5) More information on various ways service animals help their owners 6) Keep members updated on services/talks provided by local libraries 7) Ensure that speakers have handouts 8) Ensure the progress of the website 9) Look for ways to recruit members 10) Rotate volunteers whenever possible WAYS TO IMPLEMENT MEMBER IDEAS 1) Open social hour to 9 or 9:15 AM; we cannot extend after 11:30 because an exercise class starts around 11:45 2) Entertainment can be prohibitively expensive, but our vice-president will continue to look; suggestions gratefully accepted. 3,4,5) Programs and speakers are also your responsibility; if you want to hear information on a particular topic, maybe you know someone who would like to speak to the group; if so,

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JUNE 19 IN Q80

Social Time 9:30 am Meeting 10 am Leave clean clothing, bedding and nonperishable food for Sacred Heart on the bench outside. Please do not bring

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Thoughts for the Day

I interviewed my grandmother for part of a research paper I’m working on for my Psychology class. When I asked her to define success in

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