AARP Iowa

News, information and resources on issues that matter to Iowans 50+
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.
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 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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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!
Virus Outbreak Vaccine Iowa
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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.
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AARP Iowa is seeking volunteers to join its Speakers Bureau to give informational presentations to community groups, clubs and organizations around the state.    
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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.
2017 IA Lobby Day
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.
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