AARP is pleased to welcomes the 2017 Class of AARP Iowa Executive Council members, leaders from across the state who are joining with a team of volunteers to provide strategic direction and leadership in support of accomplishment of AARP priorities in Iowa.
More than 140 community leaders, residents and volunteers gathered for the Fourth Annual Report to the Community of the Greater Des Moines Age-Friendly Community ‘Great Places for All Ages’ initiative and Tomorrow Plan Speaker Series presentation at Des Moines University Olsen Medical Education Center on Friday, Dec. 16th.
Don Corrigan of Des Moines has been named winner of the 2016 AARP Iowa Andrus Award for Community Service, AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award.
AARP Visits Congress, US Department of Labor to Push Series of Issues Including New Retirement Advice Standard, Older Americans Act, Safe Streets Act, Caregiving, Social Security
AARP Members Converge on Capitol to Demand Better Support for Iowa Family Caregivers, Call for Passage of SSB 1182
DES MOINES, Feb. 25 – Today, AARP citizen advocates from around Iowa braved the winter weather to urge Iowa lawmakers to pass measures to help Iowa’s more than 540,000 family caregivers more confidently and safely care for their loved ones at home.
AARP Iowa today released findings of a statewide survey highlighting Iowa family caregiver experiences, challenges and needs. The survey recognizes and supports the important role an estimated 540,000 Iowans play throughout the year as family caregivers. Their unpaid work and assistance makes it possible for their parents, spouses or other loved ones to live independently at home.
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