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AARP Idaho

A voice and advocate working to protect and improve the lives of the 50 plus population in the Gem State.
Beginning in February and continuing until the end of tax season, AARP Foundation is providing complimentary tax preparation across Idaho through its Tax-Aide program.
FEB 19, 2024
AARP Idaho to host Idaho Attorney General Raul Labrador and United States Attorney for the District of Idaho Joshua Hurwit for statewide telephone town hall on fraud.
FEB 14, 2024
Whether you’re a teenager or older adult, having a way to get where you are going safely and easily is one of the best ways to maintain independence. AARP Driver Safety offers multiple programs to help millions of people stay safe on the road – whether it’s as a driver or as a passenger. These programs are available for anyone but are designed specifically for those age 50 and older, to help them refresh their driving skills, learn about new vehicle technology, and monitor their driving behavior.
JAN 25, 2024
Irene Chavolla to join AARP Idaho Executive Council
It’s time to make your voice heard.
Mary Zarybnisky has been selected by AARP Idaho to receive the 2023 AARP Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service. Each year AARP honors the legacy of AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus with the Andrus Award for Community Service. It represents the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
Boise Rescue Mission Receives $5K
Idahoans who provide care for veterans spend on average $11,500 of their personal income on out-of-pocket costs related to caregiving each year—1.5 times higher than what other family caregivers spend ($7,242), according to AARP data. And 43 percent of veteran and military caregivers experienced at least one financial setback such as having to take on more debt or dip into personal savings, according to research from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving.
For decades, America’s seniors have paid the highest prices in the world for lifesaving medications while big drug companies padded their profits.
AARP Idaho is pleased to welcome Montpelier into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. Other participants in Idaho are all cities including Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Malad, Cascade, Preston, and Oneida County.
AARP has awarded six Community Challenge grants for projects to help boost livability for all residents.
Learn how simple daily choices can be the key to a happier you from Human Performance Professor Dr. Howard Gauthier! 
AARP members and guests are invited to participate in a telephone town hall meeting with Governor Brad Little on November 20 at noon MTN. AARP Idaho state director Lupe Wissel will moderate the call and take questions from listeners around the state regarding the previous election, upcoming 2024 Idaho Legislative session, health care, property taxes and other issues important to the 50+ in Idaho. This is your opportunity to speak directly with Governor Little.
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