News, information and resources on issues that matter to Iowans 50+
SEP 19, 2022
Iowa's U.S. Senate and House candidates answer voter questions on Social Security and financial security.
FEB 12, 2022
Learn more and register here for upcoming virtual and in-person events.
JUL 1, 2022
Social Security is a lifeline for millions of older Americans. Join our movement to protect Social Security and ensure it is financially sound for generations to come.
JUN 15, 2022
A new Iowa law fixes the gap in law enforcement and financial institutions’ tools to stop and prevent elder abuse by making it a crime for the first time.
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We’re excited to announce that four organizations throughout Iowa will receive a combined $86,775 in 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide.
AARP Iowa is seeking volunteers to join its Speakers Bureau to give informational presentations to community groups, clubs and organizations around the state.    
AARP Iowa is working with local leaders and residents to improve pedestrian safety, walkability, bike access and outdoor recreation options. 
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Iowa voters need to prepare for important changes to election rules in advance of the June 7 primaries. They include a shorter early-voting period, shorter voting hours on primary day and more limits to who can pick up and drop off another person’s ballot.
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April is National Volunteer Month, a time to recognize the contributions that Iowans 50+ provide to their communities through volunteer work and a chance for us all to think about how we can help make a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors.
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AARP Iowa is encouraging local groups to schedule AARP Fraud Watch Network presentations in 2022. Trained volunteers are eager to help protect older Iowans by sharing the latest information about how to spot and avoid financial scams. 
Volunteer President Chuck Betts at Capitol
The Iowa House and Senate unanimously passed elder abuse legislation in 2022. The bill was signed by Governor Reynolds on June 15 and is effective July 1, 2022.
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Alissa Brammer joined AARP on January 10 and will serve as Communications Manager for the Iowa state office.
Volunteer Recognition Invitation
RSVP Form: Available below or you can open in a new window by clicking HERE.
Iowa State Capitol In Des Moines
AARP Iowa will be advocating on issues important to older adults when the state Legislature reconvenes in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 10.
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