AARP Idaho

A voice and advocate working to protect and improve the lives of the 50 plus population in the Gem State.
SEP 16, 2019
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.
SEP 11, 2019
Medicare can be consfusing, but it doesn't have to be.
SEP 10, 2019
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.
SEP 9, 2019
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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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Idaho We hope you’ll join us!
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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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This is your guide to just some of the exciting things happening with AARP Idaho in the Treasure Valley. Invite your friends and join us at these events and see what AARP is doing in your community. Registration is required and starts at 8am on September 13, 2019. For more information and to register visit https://aarp.cvent.com/happenings2019
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Now in its fourth year, New Knowledge Adventures (NKA) is a lifelong continuing education program for older adults designed to offer exceptional learning, exploration and fellowship opportunities in a comfortable and non-competitive academic surrounding. It's a great way to learn something new and make friends along the way.
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You can make a big difference in someone else's life.
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AARP Idaho state director Lupe Wissel issued the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee’s 19-9 bipartisan vote in favor of the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019:
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Look around. Are you so surrounded by the stuff in your house you don’t know what to do with it—or how to find it when you need it? Maybe it’s time to downsize and declutter. But where should you start?
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Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.