AARP Iowa

News, information and resources on issues that matter to Iowans 50+
MAY 12, 2022
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.

A new redistricting plan has also changed the boundaries of some state legislative and U.S. congressional districts and may affect which candidates appear on your ballot.
FEB 12, 2022
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MAR 31, 2021
Small houses or apartments that exist on the same property lot as a single-family residence are known Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). 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.
DEC 20, 2021
AARP Iowa is working on a number of issues to improve the lives of Iowans through advocacy and our many engagement programs. Take action on the issues that matter to you.
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Alissa Brammer joined AARP on January 10 and will serve as Communications Manager for the Iowa state office.
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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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AARP Iowa is working on a number of issues to improve the lives of Iowans through advocacy and our many engagement programs. Take action on the issues that matter to you.
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AARP Iowa is working on a number of issues to improve the lives of Iowans through advocacy and our many engagement programs. Take action on the issues that matter to you.
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An Urbandale couple has transformed their love for dogs into a non-profit rescue. From the early days of doing it all from home, they now have foster families, a corps of dedicated volunteers, a new cat adoption program and, soon, a new building. Learn why these men believe they get more than they give while finding their rescues forever homes.
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The state Senate has unanimously passed legislation—backed by AARP—to criminalize elder abuse. 
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Tim Kelley spent most of his engineering career in California, Florida and abroad as a Walt Disney “imagineer.” But when grandchildren brought him to Mount Vernon, Iowa, this 71-year-old Hidden Gem also dreamed up some magical touches for the town’s holiday “Magical Night.”
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AARP Iowa is working on a number of issues to improve the lives of Iowans through advocacy and our many engagement programs. Take action on the issues that matter to you.
AARP Brain Health Study
AARP Iowa and the Alzheimer’s Association are collaborating on a series of virtual sessions about brain health. 
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Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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