AARP Survey:  Hunger is a Top Concern for Iowans

AARP Survey: Hunger is a Top Concern for Iowans

Posted on 10/15/2013 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Press Most Iowans view hunger as an important problem in the state, with a third saying it is a very important issue, according to a new AARP Iowa survey released at the 2013 Iowa Hunger Summit, organized by the World Food Prize Foundation. Findings also show that more than one in four Iowans surveyed said they had experienced food insecurity in their own household, and nearly half said that someone close to them has had limited access to adequate food on …

AARP Salutes Iowa Leaders for Bold Solution to Improve Health Care for Low-Income Iowans

Posted on 05/23/2013 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Press DES MOINES — AARP applauds Iowa Senate and Iowa House passage of Senate File 446 that will provide health coverage for low income Iowans by expanding Medicaid. “Passage of Senate File 446 is a victory for Iowa’s working poor, including the more than 17,000 Iowans age 50-64 who are between jobs or in jobs without health coverage and now  will have access to care in their local communities,” said AARP Iowa State President Tony Vola.  “We applaud the bipartisan leadership …

How House and Senate Plans for Healthcare Differ

How House and Senate Plans for Healthcare Differ

Posted on 05/7/2013 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

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Experts Will Help You Start or Grow a Small Business

Posted on 04/12/2013 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Press For immediate release                                 Contact:     Richard Swearinger April 11, 2013                                                                   515-697-1005                                                                                           rswearinger@aarp.org   Experts Will Help You Start or Grow a Small Business During AARP and SBA Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month SBA and AARP team up to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older  April 11, 2013 – (Cedar Rapids) AARP together with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will host an “encore entrepreneur” event 6 p.m., April 25 at Coffeesmiths, Westdale Mall, …