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Get updates on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, health insurance, and your personal health and fitness.
For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
Iowa residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
Feeling unclear about Medicare? This is where AARP can help. Join us for a free virtual seminar in your area for real-time information, tools, and resources to help you find the right plan.
AARP Iowa and the Alzheimer’s Association are traveling around the state this fall to educate Iowans about steps they can take to help maintain cognitive health.
AARP Iowa is reminding Iowans that over-the-counter hearing aids are available under federal rules implemented last year.
AARP Iowa and the Alzheimer’s Association are collaborating on a series of virtual sessions about brain health.
After 15 months of being out of synch with our normal routines, lots of worry and stress, sitting too long, and comfort eating, returning to a healthy lifestyle might be an uphill climb for Iowans; replacing new habits and getting back on track could prove difficult. To help, AARP Iowa talked with Iowa health experts to get their guidance on ways to reclaim healthy habits.
AARP, the state Department of Natural Resources and Travel Iowa are offering free Iowa State Park Passports this summer to encourage residents to get out and be active after a long winter.
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