AARP Iowa has an internship available in the AARP Iowa State office in Des Moines' East Village, beginning in June. Pay is $18/hour, up to 30 hours/week. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2019. To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to AARPIA@AARP.ORG with your name and internship timeframe in the subject line (ie – “SUMMER 2019 INTERNSHIP – [YOUR NAME]”).
With scammers busy thinking up new ways to steal your money, how can you protect yourself, your family and your neighbors? Join us for a discussion about how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud. Learn how scammers think, so you can build up your defenses against the kinds of tricks con artists use, and about keeping more of your hard-earned money where it belongs - in your pocket.
Join your friends and neighbors from throughout Greater Des Moines for presentations and community discussions on the Age-Friendly and Livable Community Initiatives. You'll learn all the ways these initiatives promote healthier neighborhoods, healthier communities and healthier living for residents of all ages.
AARP Driver Safety continues to help meet needs of older drivers through educational programs led by more than 4,000 volunteers and a myriad of resources. AARP Driver Safety has continued to evolve with the times, delivering on AARP’s goal to promote the independence of older Americans and enhance their quality of life.
AARP Iowa has new and surprising opportunities popping up all the time. Join us at a special happy hour to uncork unlimited possibilities and sample a variety of ways you can get involved and make a difference. There is something for everyone! From helping to inform people about scams and identity theft, to instructing driver safety courses or being an ambassador for AARP at events; we have something for everyone to get involved!
How well does your car fit you? Do you have a clear view out your vehicle’s windows? Can you reach and manage all controls and adjust the seat and seat belt so they’re secure, yet comfortable? The right adjustments can improve comfort, control and confidence behind the wheel. CarFit is an educational program that provides a quick, yet comprehensive review of how well you and your vehicle work together. The program, developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association, also provides information and materials on resources that could enhance your driving safety and increase mobility.
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