AARP Iowa

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JUL 24, 2020
All registered Iowa voters can request an absentee ballot, making it easy to safely vote from home during the coronavirus pandemic, or vote early in person to avoid Election Day crowds. Keep in mind that voters must submit an application for an absentee ballot by Oct 24 and the early-voting window runs from Oct. 5 to Nov. 2, the day before Election Day.
APR 21, 2020
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JUL 9, 2020
You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
JUN 25, 2020
AARP Iowa is outraged. Everyone should be. A recent article from Capitol Dispatch reported an Iowa nursing home allowed employees with COVID-19 symptoms to continue working, potentially leading to 11 resident deaths and 95% of the residents testing positive for the coronavirus. This is not the first report we’ve seen with high numbers of resident deaths, and tragically it will likely not be the last. This outrage should prompt immediate state action to direct nursing home and other long-term care (LTC) facilities to implement mandatory testing.
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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 Iowa for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Join us for a free online series to learn how to spot and stop scams, protect yourself online, and prevent elder financial exploitation.
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Thursday, August 6, at 1:00 p.m. ET
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Do you know how to maximize your Social Security benefits? If you’ve ever wondered when the right time to file for Social Security is, don’t miss this free webinar.
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How do I maintain a healthy emotional state when I feel isolated. This week’s live Q&A  will focus on the topic of Coronavirus: Navigating the New Normal.
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Now’s the perfect time to take control of your life and get rid of some clutter. Join us for a free webinar hosted by decluttering expert Matt Paxton will help you decide what to keep, toss or sell.
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This bilingual live event will provide an overview of the key health and financial security issues facing Hispanics/Latinos during the coronavirus.
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63% Support County Auditors Sending Absentee Ballot Request Applications
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This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
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Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
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