News, information and resources on issues that matter to Iowans 50+
JAN 1, 2022
Are you interested in making an impact in the lives of older adults? AARP has a local presence in Iowa to help those age 50+ to amplify their voice, share resources, and support each other where they live. AARP volunteers help Iowans thrive in communities across the state.
FEB 12, 2022
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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.
OCT 19, 2022
AARP Iowa is calling on Des Moines city leaders to make slowing traffic to protect pedestrians and save lives a top priority as the city develops its first Vision Zero Transportation Safety Action Plan. Vision Zero is Des Moines’ plan to eliminate traffic fatalities and further enhance safety of our transportation system.
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!
Do you know about the latest ways scammers are targeting people during the holidays? You can keep yourself and loved ones safe with help from our holiday scams webinar.
Andrus Award
AARP Iowa this month is honoring dedicated volunteers who have made a difference in their communities.
Across The U.S. Voters Flock To The Polls On Election Day
All registered voters can request an absentee ballot and vote from home in November's general election.
Virus Outbreak Vaccine Iowa
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
As small houses or apartments that exist on the same property lot as a single-family residence, Accessory Dwelling Units — or ADUs — play a major role in serving a national housing need. This traditional home type is re-emerging as an affordable and flexible housing option that meets the needs of older adults and young families alike.
Four Iowa organizations have received 2022 AARP Community Challenge grants for projects to help make their areas more livable for residents of all ages.
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Iowa's U.S. Senate and House candidates answer voter questions on Social Security and financial security.
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AARP Iowa is sharing five simple, money-saving tips to help keep you cool while stretching your dollars.
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AARP Iowa works with community members and decision-makers to inform and enact positive change on the issues that affect all of us as we age. This includes health and independence, financial security and making our communities more livable for all Iowans.
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