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AARP Iowa Events

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Upcoming Events in Cedar Rapids
Upcoming Events in Des Moines
Upcoming Virtual Events (Statewide)

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Upcoming Events in Cedar Rapids

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Upcoming Events in Des Moines

Introduction to Smartphones
Wednesday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m.
AARP Iowa Office - 600 E. Court Ave. #100, Des Moines
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If you’re curious about what smartphones can do and why they’ve grown so popular, come to this lecture. We'll discuss popular smartphones on the market and some of their pros and cons. We’ll also compare and contrast two of the most popular operating systems: Android and Apple’s iOS.


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Upcoming Virtual Events (Statewide)

Introduction to Selling Online
Thursday, February 22 at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom
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Want to make some extra money? Online marketplaces make it easy to sell almost anything- from your vintage collectibles to handmade crafts! This lecture will introduce you to different online platforms for selling all kinds of items, including furniture, clothing, household items, and more! We’ll also cover some tips and best practices for safely using these platforms so you can avoid scams and sell confidently!



Medicare Initial Enrollment: Key Questions
Friday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom
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Medicare initial enrollment is complicated, but understanding your personal needs and priorities can help you make informed decisions. Join us for a free virtual seminar in your area for real-time information, tools, and resources to help you find the right plan.



Filing for Social Security: Timing is Everything
Friday, March 1 at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom
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Social Security doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all solution, but knowing what questions to ask can help you maximize your benefits. Join us for a free virtual seminar in your area to explore Social Security eligibility requirements, how age, employment and marital status factor in, and helpful tools like the AARP Social Security Resource Center.

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"Rightsizing" Pep Talk - The idea of decluttering and downsizing is overwhelming for many of us. Learn tips and tricks for dealing with "stuff" -- whether you're thinking of moving or just making your home more "right" for the life you want to live now.

Reclaiming Healthy Habits

Brain Health Series - You can watch recordings of each event below.
Brain Health Telephone Town Hall
Save Your Brain with Dr. Shah | Access Passcode: g$d99shG
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's | Access Passcode: GGPJ1X^i
New Advances in Alzheimer's Treatments | Access Passcode: 2#DR3$tL

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