AARP Idaho

A voice and advocate working to protect and improve the lives of the 50 plus population in the Gem State.
AUG 2, 2022
Join the conversation and get your legal questions answered on August 11.
JUL 26, 2022
AARP Idaho is coming to Moscow and we look forward to meeting you! RSVP for this special event HERE.
JUL 26, 2022
As I begin this Blog, we are in the middle of the Summer and on another day of 100 F.  Thank goodness the a/c is working and I can write this issue under the overhead fan in my bonus room.  Don’t know which I prefer more, the dog days of Summer or the below freezing days of Winter.  One thing I dislike about the weather is when I get caught up in a howling wind and it’s raining.  Being wet and cold are far worse than hot temperatures.
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Of the 122,000 veterans in Idaho only 32% have used their benefits at VA health care, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
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Elder abuse is no longer a “western civilization” problem. It is global and it is escalating.
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Any registered voter can request a no-excuse absentee ballot vote safely from home
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A favorite summer-night pastime is returning to Boise, with Idaho Botanical Garden’s weekly Great Garden Escape concert series, set for June through August.
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Every single day, AARP Idaho volunteers fuel our work in communities across the Gem State. Without the hundreds who donate their time, skills and passion, we wouldn’t have enough capacity to help older Idahoans transform their lives. If you would like to learn more about our volunteer opportunities we encourage you to reach out and discover all of the unique opportunities at AARP Idaho.
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One of the Treasure Valley’s most popular summertime events, the Great Garden Escape concert series, is back in 2022 with discount tickets for AARP members.
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New AARP Livability Index Ranks Communities across the Country Including Idaho
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AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service.
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AARP Idaho is hosting U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo for a telephone town hall on financial reform, prescription drug costs and other issues important to Americans 50-plus. The Tuesday, May 24, event will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Mountain time and be moderated by AARP Idaho State Director Lupe Wissel. Crapo, a Republican, has served in the Senate since 1999. He is the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee and serves on banking, budget and tax committees.
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Learn More About the Issues AARP Idaho Staff and Volunteers Worked On During the Sixty-sixth Idaho Legislative Session
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