During the 2014 General Assembly, AARP worked with the Iowa Bar Association and other interested groups to secure passage of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA) to help curb the growing problem of elder financial abuse. Senate File 2168 passed both the Iowa Senate and the House unanimously and was signed into law by Governor Terry Branstad effective July 1. This Iowa version of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA) will better protect Iowans against financial exploitation while at the same time make it easier for Iowans to plan for the financial future
Iowans affected by age discrimination in the workplace and those who are concerned about age discrimination on the job are invited to join AARP for a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 29 at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids.
Des Moines – AARP applauds today’s action by the Iowa Senate for their unanimous passage of much-needed uniform power of attorney legislation, Senate File 2168, a bill creating an Iowa Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA). AARP fought for passage of the UPOAA to help curb the growing problem of elder financial abuse.
The 2014 Iowa General Assembly is one vote away from passing a much-needed uniform power of attorney law that would help curb the growing problem of elder financial abuse in Iowa.
Des Moines – AARP volunteers, state leaders, and long-term care advocates urged lawmakers to support the strongest version of legislation to improve protections for families against the devastating problem of financial exploitation of elders in Iowa.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, AARP Iowa celebrates the community service of volunteer members in a short video produced following our recent 2013 annual Volunteer Recognition and Andrus Award ceremony.
Iowa state lawmakers this year approved a $1 million matching appropriation for the state’s food banks, which now must raise $1 million in private funds to access the full amount.
AARP Iowa Leaders Visit Capitol Hill to Urge Social Security Debate, Responsible Solutions to Strengthen Medicare
Today AARP volunteers and staff from Iowa and every other state in the nation visited Capitol Hill today to express opposition to the President’s proposed Social Security benefit cut known as Chained CPI and to support responsible solutions to strengthen Medicare. In meetings with members of the entire Iowa Congressional delegation and their staffs, including Sen. Chuck Grassley, Sen. Tom Harkin, Rep. Bruce Braley, Rep. Dave Loebsack, Rep. Tom Latham and Rep. Steve King, AARP leaders urged the delegation to have a separate debate on Social Security and to back specific proposals that would strengthen Medicare and the health care system overall.
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