AARP Idaho

A voice and advocate working to protect and improve the lives of the 50 plus population in the Gem State.
OCT 7, 2019
Americans depend on their prescriptions — but from cancer treatments to EpiPens, drug companies' skyrocketing prices are pushing life-saving treatments out of reach for those who need them. We pay among the highest prescription drug prices in the world so drug companies can make billions. No one should have to choose between buying medicine or buying food for our families. That's not just wrong — it's shameful.
NOV 19, 2019
Please join us at our annual holiday luncheon at the Hispanic Cultural Center in Nampa on Wednesday, December 11th from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a catered traditional holiday luncheon complete with turkey, ham and all the trimmings. Get in the holiday spirit and socialize with your friends while learning something new from our guest speakers and provided entertainment. Come spend the day with us as we celebrate with our members and guests!
NOV 12, 2019
Mark your calendars for the final volunteer network meeting of the year at the downtown AARP Idaho Boise state office. On December 10th at 1:30 p.m., AARP Idaho state director Lupe Wissel will give the state of AARP Idaho, a 2019 year-in-review of the accomplishments and work being done in Idaho with the help of volunteers. After the meeting at 2:30 p.m., enjoy a social hour on us at a local restaurant that will be within walking distance from the office.
NOV 11, 2019
The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
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Looking for a job that has flexible hours, competitive pay, and matters to your community? Consider working for the 2020 Census! Get more information on the potential opportunities during our free webinar.
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If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
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AARP Idaho is pleased to announce that Mozelle and Don Neville of Idaho Falls were selected to receive the 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious volunteer award. Each year AARP honors the legacy of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The award is a symbol of the power of individuals to make a difference in the lives of others. AARP Idaho state director Lupe Wissel will present the honor to the Neville’s at an upcoming ceremony in Idaho Falls.
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Medicare can be consfusing, but it doesn't have to be.
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Are you looking for ways to make a difference in our community and “give back”, particularly to your fellow 50+ Gem Staters? If so, we would love to share how AARP Idaho is working to ensure that Idaho residents have choice, control and independence through every stage of their lives. Please join us for a volunteer team building workshop at our Boise office.
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CarFit is a FREE, interactive and educational program that teaches participants how to make their personal vehicle “fit” them to increase safety and mobility when they hit the road.
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Looking for more work-life balance? Or a job that lets you work from home? Or extra hours from part-time work? Flexible work might be right for you. Sign up now for our Online Expo and learn more about flexible work options.
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From how-tos to where-tos to the mysteries of science, AARP Idaho’s New Knowledge Adventures offer older adults compelling avenues to learning and exploring.
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This is your guide to some of the exciting things happening with AARP Idaho to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Treasure Valley. Join us at these events and see what AARP is doing in your community. Registration starts at 8am on September 9, 2019. Register at https://aarp.cvent.com/HispanicHeritage19
Money and drugs
AARP Idaho today released new state data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for Gem State residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the infographic at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwide Stop Rx Greed campaign to lower drug prices for all Americans.
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