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1245 8th St. Ste B.

West Des Moines, IA 50265

515-225-1455

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Hampton Inn, 8811 Plum Dr., Urbandale
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    It's TAX TIME!  Ying Sa, our member affiliate partner from Community CPA will share simple tax tips to show you how to save money.

    Tax Planning for Seniors  

    Weds, Jan 31st at The Hampton Inn & Suites, 

    8811 Plum Drive, Urbandale, 11:30 a.m.

    Menu includes a catered meal from Cracker Barrel!

    Members attend FREE!   Non-members $15


    • Thursday, February 22, 2018
    • 3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Des Moines
    • 9
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    Metro Dinner & A Show - Des Moines Metro

    Thur, Feb 22  3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


    Shopping in the East Village, followed by dinner at Centro and the 7:30 p.m performance of "Defending the Caveman" at the Temple Theatre.

    3:30 p.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    4:00 p.m. Arrive in East Village to shop and browse.

    6:00 p.m. Dinner at Centro (Upscale Italian Restaurant).

    7:30 p.m. Attend performance of "Defending the Caveman" at the Temple Theatre. About the show: Comedy about the misunderstandings between men and women!

    9:00 p.m. Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:


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    • Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Omaha, NE
    • 48
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    Greek Heritage & Boystown Tour - Omaha

    Tues, April 10  7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


    A trip to Omaha that includes a visit to the Durham Railroad Museum in the morning and a tour of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. While there, we will get to tour St. John's Church and see a presentation and have Q&A to learn more about the Church and its history. After we will enjoy an authentic Grecian luncheon with Baklava for dessert and be entertained with Greek folk dancing!

    Before heading home we will stop for a quick tour of Boystown, celebrating 100 years of saving children.

    7:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    10:00 a.m. Arrive at Durham Railroad Museum for a tour of Museum and St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church.

    12:00 p.m. Enjoy a Grecian Luncheon and be entertained by Greek folk dancing at St. John's.

    1:30 p.m. Drive through tour of Boystown where we will stop to see the Boystown museum, church, Flanagan home and much more.

    6:00 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    Download Emergency Contact Form


    • Thursday, May 10, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Cedar Rapids, IA
    • 48
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    Czech, African American & Grant Wood Tour - Cedar Rapids

    Thur, May 10  7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


    A guided tour of the Czech Museum followed by shopping and site seeing in the Czech Village. Lunch on your own time in the New Bo Market. 

    In the afternoon, we will visit the African American Museum, followed by a tour of the Grant Wood studio.

    7:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    10:00 a.m. Arrive at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library for short films in the theatre and a tour of the galleries

    12:15 p.m. Lunch on your own time in the New Bo Market

    1:15 p.m. Tour of African American Museum

    3:00 p.m. Tour of the Grant Woods Museum/Studio

    6:00 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    • Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fluer Dr., Des Moines, IA
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2018  ≈  8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Airport Holiday Inn

    6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

    Senior Retreat Day provides valuable brand exposure for businesses and community resource providers. More than 250 attendees participated in 2017 and vendors praised both the sessions and the in-depth time they were able to spend with attendees.

    Choose your sponsorship level or build a custom sponsorship package that fits your needs. Download the Event Prospectus for all the details! You can register online or print the Sponsorship Form and mail it in.

    2018 Senior Retreat Day Prospectus


    • Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Iowa Falls, IA
    • 43
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    Scenic Empress & Site Seeing Tour - Iowa Falls

    Tues, June 12  8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.


    The day will include site seeing and tours of many Iowa Falls historical and cultural venues, like the Carnegie-Ellsworth Building, The Dow House, and The Metropolitan Opera House.

    We will enjoy a beautiful luncheon cruise on the Scenic City Empress, a double-deck riverboat with and enclosed lower level.

    8:00 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    9:30 a.m. Arrive at Carnegie-Ellsworth Building for tour.

    12:00 p.m. Board Scenic City Empress for luncheon and cruise.

    2:00 p.m. Tour of The Dow House and Metropolitan Opera House

    6:30 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    Download Emergency Contact Form


    • Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Ames, IA
    • 50
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    Flower Power Tour - Ames, Boone, Jefferson

    Tues, July 10  8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.


    We begin the day at the beautiful Reiman Gardens in Ames, followed by a tour of the Boone History Museum.

    Then we travel to Jefferson for lunch and some fun at the Wild Rose Casino. Our last stop is at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County.

    8:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    9:15 a.m. Arrive at Reiman Gardens and tour gardens.

    12:30 p.m. Arrive at Wild Rose Casino for lunch and some fun at the Casino.

    4:00 p.m. Arrive at Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County.

    6:30 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    Download Emergency Contact Form


    • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 7:45 PM
    • Quad Cities
    • 50
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    Mamma Mia Tour - Quad Cities

    Weds, Sept 12  7:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.



    From engaging exhibits to a German gift shop, there is something for everyone at the German American Heritage Center and Museum, which we will tour in the morning.

    Then it's off to a Lunch Matinee performance of Mamma Mia! At Circa 21 Playhouse. People everywhere have fallen in love with the story and music which make the ultimate feel-good show!

    7:00 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    9:30 a.m. Arrive at German American Heritage Center and Museum for tour and shopping.

    11:45 a.m. Arrive at Circa 21 Playhouse for plated lunch, pre show and performance of Mamma Mia.

    7:45 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    Download Emergency Contact Form


    • Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Van Buren, IA
    • 50
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    Fall Foliage Tour - Villages of Van Buren

    Tues, Oct 9 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


    Our day begins at the Dutchman's Store where we will meet our guide. Lunch is served in an Amish Home with a home-raised and home-cooked meal.

    Following lunch, we will drive through Lacey-Keosauqua State Park and then see the Indian Artifact Museum. We finish up the day with shopping and browsing in the Bentonsport National Historical District and a tour of Bonaparte Pottery.

    7:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    10:00 a.m. Arrive at the Dutchman's Store to meet guide and begin tour.

    11:30 a.m. Enjoy Lunch in an Amish Home.

    12:30 p.m. Drive through Lacey-Keosaqua State Park.

    1:00 p.m. Tour the Indian Artifact Museum and Bentonsport National Historic District.

    2:30 p.m. Explore Bonaparte Pottery archeological site.

    6:00 p.m. Estimated Arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    Download Emergency Contact Form


    • Thursday, November 15, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Amanas, Iowa
    • 50
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    Holiday Shopping & A Show Tour - Amanas Colonies

    Thurs., Nov 15     7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.


    The day starts with shopping at Tanger Outlet Malls in Williamsburg and then it's out to the Amana Colonies for more holiday shopping!

    A delicious family style lunch will be served at the famous Ox Yoke Inn. Then it's off to the Old Creamery Theater for "Away in the Basement" - A Church Basement Ladies Christmas. The show is about a church Christmas pageant, and anything that can go wrong, probably will... it's the Church Basement Ladies to the rescue! A hilarious and fun holiday show to get you in the spirit for the holiday season.

    7:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.  

    9:00 a.m. Arrive at the Tanger Outlet Malls for some shopping.

    10:30 a.m. Depart for the Amanas Colonies for some more holiday shopping!

    12:15 p.m. Enjoy a family style lunch at the Ox Yoke Inn.

    1:30 p.m. Depart for the Old Creamery Theater to watch the 2 p.m. performance of "Away in the Basement" - A Church Basement Ladies Christmas!

    6:30 p.m. Estimated Arrival back in West Des Moines.

    (Itinerary may be subject to change.)

    Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.

    Register above online or:

    Call 515-225-1455

    Download Emergency Contact Form


Past events

Thursday, January 04, 2018 Rollout of new Delta Dental and Vision Plans
Friday, December 29, 2017 New Year - New You!
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Daytrippers Jingle in the Junction Holiday Lights Tour
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Medicare News for 2018
Friday, November 10, 2017 The Equifax Data Breach - What You Need to Know
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Daytrippers Fall Foliage - Dubuque Tour
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Senior Retreat Day
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Senior Retreat Day - Sponsors
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Volunteer Opportunities - Tea Time Gathering
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Daytrippers Celebration Belle Riverboat Tour
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Senior Financial Forum
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Daytrippers Greenfield Summer Fun Trip
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 Mythbusters: Are Reverse Mortgages Safe or a Scam?
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Daytrippers Clear Lake Summer Fun Trip
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Keep your Identity Safe from Criminals
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Daytrippers Amana Colonies Million Dollar Quartet Tour
Thursday, June 15, 2017 2017 June Affair - Ankeny Senior Expo
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Keeping Your Wits About You
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Kennybrook Village Open House
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Daytrippers Amish Country Tour
Monday, May 22, 2017 Senior Housing Mini EXPO
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 2017 Polk County Spring Fest
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Spring Fest at Vintage Hills
Monday, April 24, 2017 Is now the time to Rightsize?
Thursday, April 06, 2017 Fun & Affordable Day Trips II
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Fun & Affordable Day Trips
Thursday, March 16, 2017 MAR Affiliate Member Networking Event
Monday, February 27, 2017 Tax Planning Tips for Seniors
Thursday, February 16, 2017 FEB Affiliate Member Networking Event
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Keep More of What's Yours - how to protect and control your nest eggs...
Thursday, December 29, 2016 Declutter your Home for the New Year
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Making Sense of Medicare Options for 2017
Monday, October 31, 2016 Senior Life Conference
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 "Brain Training - How to Keep Your Brain Sharp as you Age"
Friday, July 29, 2016 Grand Opening
Friday, July 15, 2016 Affiliate Member Reception

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