We’ve all heard the adage: it’s a small world. But it’s not often that we get to see how small it truly is. Monday, August 14 was Veteran’s Day at the Iowa State Fair. Veterans and their families were honored with discounted admission, a parade, and Veteran-focused activities. AARP Iowa hosted a Veterans Experience booth.
It ain’t o ver ‘til it’s over. Technically, my time at AARP Iowa is coming to an end. But it sure doesn’t feel like it. There is still work to be done. In addition to our normal intern duties, like social media, and Age-Friendly business evaluations, we are also prepping for the Iowa State Fair.
It's been a little bit cray-cray at AARP Iowa lately. Between event prep and innovation training and retirements and intern presentations, I don’t know if I have had time to become anymore insightful.
I am twenty-nine years away from being eligible for an AARP membership. What do I know about the life experiences that the 50+ community share? Not much. But this week has been packed full of events and I think I may have a way the 50+ community and us Millennials are quite similar.
WASHINGTON, DC—With baby boomers beginning to turn 80 in 2026, states must accelerate the pace of improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older people and adults with disabilities, according to AARP’s new state scorecard released today. The report, Picking Up The Pace of Change: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers (“Scorecard”), shows that although most states have made some progress, the pace of change overall remains too slow and has not kept up with demographic demands.
Hi! My name is Brandi Dye, and I am one of the communications interns in the Iowa AARP office for the summer. I have only been at AARP for a week, so I don’t know if I have any insights, but here goes nothing…
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