AARP is inviting Iowans to share their ideas and have a say about the future of Social Security and Medicare during the Association’s second You’ve Earned a Say listening tour of the Hawkeye State.YEAS_AARP_notag

This new series of events is designed to engage Iowans in discussions to find responsible, common sense solutions that will secure Medicare and Social Security for future generations.  Programs are coming up July 30 in Waterloo and July 31 in Des Moines.  AARP launched the 2013 series with meetings in Cedar Rapids and Dubuque on June 5 & 6. Additional community conversation locations will be announced later this summer.

Throughout 2012, AARP took the debate about the future of Social Security and Medicare out of Washington and into communities across the country and across Iowa to give our members a voice.  But too many in Washington still aren’t listening.  They say the answer to the challenges facing Social Security is to make cuts to benefits as part of a deal to reduce the deficit.  They call it the “chained CPI.”  AARP believes there’s a better way and is inviting Iowans to engage in a conversations in their communities to find solutions about the future of Social Security and Medicare.

Click here to register for the Waterloo event, July 30 12 noon – 2 pm at Supervisor’s Club, 3265 Dewitt Road, IA 50701.  Lunch will be served.  Seating is limited.

 Click here to register for the Des Moines event, July 31 12 noon – 2 pm at Sheraton West Des Moines, IA 50266. Lunch will be served.  Seating is limited.

Unable to attend?  Visit earnedasay.org for up-to-date information on Social Security and Medicare proposals on the table.  And, if you’re an Iowa State Fairgoer, stop by our AARP booth at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 8-18.   You’ll be able to engage with AARP staff and volunteers and to have your say on preserving the long-term viability of Social Security and Medicare.

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