Don’t Be Fooled! Tune in for April 25 Teletown Hall with Attorney General Tom Miller

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Iowans of all ages are invited to join AARP Iowa, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and members of the Iowa Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division for a live, statewide teletown hall on impostor scams at 10 am, Tuesday, April 25, during Money Smart Week Iowa. During the hour-long question and answer event titled, “Don’t Be Fooled by Impostor Scams,” Attorney General Miller and division experts will share tips and answer Iowans’ questions about current scams including the “grandparent” and “IRS” impostor …

Fight Fraud- Shred it Up – for FREE! Sat., 4/29 in Des Moines; 5/1 in Cedar Rapids

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Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams.  Last year alone, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  That’s one person victimized every two seconds! Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft. Discard old confidential documents safely and securely at the FREE Shred Day at the Johnston Public Library in Greater Des Moines and in the Cedar Rapids Kernels’ parking lot in Cedar Rapids. Bring …

Build Your Nest Egg- Join us for Financial Security on Tap

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Need a financial tune up? Money Smart Week events to the rescue! If you could use a little help learning how to stretch your money and jump start your retirement security planning, join AARP for these Money Smart Week Iowa programs! Financial Security on Tap Cedar Rapids: Tues., April 25, 5:30-7 PM Des Moines: Wed., April 26, 5:30-7 PM AARP and the Iowa Insurance Division (IID) invite you to join a fun, informative evening of trivia games, sweepstakes and financial …

Build Your Nest Egg, Protect Yourself from Fraud and Shred it Up! at AARP Money Smart Week Events

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Need a financial tune up? Money Smart Week events to the rescue! If you could use a little help learning how to stretch your money and jump start your retirement security planning, join AARP for these Money Smart Week Iowa programs!   Financial Security on Tap Cedar Rapids: Tues., April 25, 5:30-7 PM Des Moines: Wed., April 26, 5:30-7 PM AARP and the Iowa Insurance Division (IID) invite you to join them at this informative event. Learn about the Investor …

Enjoy Your Morning Coffee and Donut on Us!

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Come on over and get to know AARP and connect with other members and volunteers at our “Free Coffee & Donut Days” in May in Des Monies and Cedar Rapids. Stop in and enjoy your first *beverage and donut – to stay or go – when you present your AARP card.  We’ll be at Donut Hut in Des Moines and Krispy Kreme in Clive on May 4. We’ll also be in Cedar Rapids at Donutland and Sykora Bakery on May 3. And remember, …

Go for the Gold at the Iowa Senior Games

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Whether you’re just getting started or are an Iowa Senior Games veteran, the 2017 lineup of games and events offers something for sports fans and athletes of all skill levels. Connect with men and women 50+ who share an interest in healthy and active living. Have fun, meet new people, and go for the gold!  AARP is proud to sponsor the games in recognition of the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle at any age. The 31st annual Iowa …

Get Ready for Summer Vacation with a Driver Refresher Course

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Looking to sharpen your driving skills? Join AARP Iowa for the AARP Smart Driver Courses in May and June. Not only will the course help you brush up on important information, it may also save you money on your insurance premium. By taking a driver refresher course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. You’ll learn how you can manage and accommodate common …

Thank you, AARP Volunteers! National Volunteer Month is a Great Time to Get Involved

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April is Volunteer Month, a time to recognize the contributions that Iowans 50+ provide to their communities through volunteer work and a chance for us all to think about how we can help make a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors. There are limitless opportunities to get involved with AARP in Iowa, and every special skill and talent can be utilized in some way or another. Volunteering is a great way to get out of the house, to …

Get the Latest on Downtown Des Moines and Age Friendly Businesses at Chamber Networking Event

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AARP and the Age Friendly Greater Des Moines Initiative are proud to join with the Downtown Chamber to co-host the April 4th Downtown Council networking event from 8-9 am at the Iowa Cub Club at Principal Park, 1 Line Drive, Des Moines 50309.  The meeting is free to all Des Moines Downtown Chamber members and their employees. Get the scoop on downtown news and member news at this popular Downtown Chamber coffee & networking event, and learn about the Greater …

Innovation Concept Challenge Winners Announced

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March 17, 2017 – Des Moines ¬– Iowa’s first Disrupt Aging Innovation Challenge drew to a close this week as five finalists presented their business concepts to a panel of judges and audience evaluators. The finalists, who were chosen during the Celebrate Innovation! Week8 at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), competed in a “Shark Tank” style event on Thursday, March 16th at Edgewater, a WesleyLife senior living community in West Des Moines. Aaron Kolesik, 20, of West Des Moines …