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Provider/Subcontractor Applications for Funding Now Available

Elderbridge Subcontractors and Providers seeking contracts for home and community based services for Fiscal Year 2019 can now access an application for funding. Requests for funding are being sought from organizations that wish to provide and/or expand home- & community-based services to the elderly (persons age 60 and over). The goal of services that receive…
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Additional Benefits Now Available for Low-Income Medicare Consumers

The National Council on Aging recently announced that Elderbridge Agency on Aging is being awarded a grant to develop Benefits Enrollment Centers (BEC) to help low-income Medicare Beneficiaries access and apply for programs that pay for healthcare, food and more. Elderbridge will partner with Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) and County Social Services…
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Seniors Stage Paper Plate Protest on Budget Cut Impacts

Beverly Walk and Carolyn Moore were just two of 30 people at the Mason City meal site who are protesting proposed budget cuts that could impact congregate meals throughout the Elderbridge 29 county service area. Beverly Walk protests proposed budget cuts in a note to Iowa Legislators Carolyn Moore lets Iowa Legislators know the negative…
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Elderbridge Thanks the Hanson Family Foundation

Homebound seniors and those with disabilities in north Iowa got a big lift recently by virtue of a grant being awarded to Elderbridge Agency on Aging. The John K. and Luise V. Hanson Family Foundation of Forest City announced that they are awarding Elderbridge a generous donation of $10,000. The funds will be used by…
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