AARP Iowa

News, information and resources on issues that matter to Iowans 50+
OCT 14, 2020
Are you thinking about planning a virtual Thanksgiving? We want to help! AARP Iowa has put together these helpful resources for you to host a fun and meaningful gathering of loved ones.
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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An essential worker shares the story of her encounter with fraudsters at a pop-up testing location
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Crooks pretended to be government officials, left threatening voicemails in this elaborate con
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Record Number of Iowans Already Requesting Absentee Ballots
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Barbara Corcoran explains how an elaborate email scheme almost cost her $400,000
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AARP Iowa is seeking volunteers to give presentations for its HomeFit program.
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It can be frustrating and hard when you can’t see a loved one face-to-face — a fact that so many family members with loved ones in assisted living or nursing home facilities are discovering during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Communities nationwide are facing new challenges given the global pandemic. While all Americans are making changes to their daily lives, we know that older adults and those with chronic health conditions, many of whom are wounded, ill, or injured service members and veterans, are at higher risk for serious illness and complications from the coronavirus.
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Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and AARP Iowa are calling for older voters to continue practicing social distancing and to utilize absentee voting by mail for the June 2 primary election. Secretary Pate will mail every active registered voter in Iowa an absentee ballot request form later this month and AARP will launch radio ads today encouraging older voters to take advantage of voting by mail.
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