AARP Iowa

News, information and resources on issues that matter to Iowans 50+
SEP 22, 2020
No State Fair? No Register Soap Box? AARP Iowa has stepped up to help fill the void, not with food on a stick, but by offering Iowa candidates for the U.S. Senate and U.S. Congress the opportunity to deliver their stump speech.
SEP 14, 2020
No State Fair? No Register Soap Box? AARP Iowa has stepped up to help fill the void, not with food on a stick, but by offering Iowa candidates for the U.S. Senate and U.S. Congress the opportunity to deliver their stump speech.
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.
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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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The job market is changing—and with it, job requirements. Get the skills you need to take on today’s job landscape with AARP’s Online Career Expo: Navigating the Job Market During Times of Uncertainty.
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This live Q&A event will address how you can stay safe and protected from Coronavirus related scams. Get expert advice and the latest information on vaccines and how to care for loved ones during the pandemic.
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When AARP Iowa learned that members were mistaking their stimulus debit cards for a scam they jumped into action.
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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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63% Support County Auditors Sending Absentee Ballot Request Applications
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AARP Iowa is encouraging all Iowans to participate in the 2020 census.
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Two photographers realize they are victims of an impostor scam targeting industry professionals
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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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Joe Scarnici recounts how he was targeted and lost thousands
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