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Older Americans Act Funding Gets a Boost

Thank you Senator Charles Grassley, Senator Joni Ernst, Iowa 4th District Congressman Steve King and all members of the Iowa Congressional delegation for boosting funding that helps older adults maintain their health, well-being and independence! These vital #OlderAmericansAct programs and services help older adults in our community receive in-home services, meals, transportation, caregiver support, evidence-based…
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New Medicare Cards Issued in Iowa Starting this Summer

New Medicare cards are coming soon. Here’s what you need to know about your new card. Plus, how to avoid related scams. Starting in April 2018, Medicare will begin mailing new cards to everyone who gets Medicare benefits. Medicare beneficiaries in Iowa won’t see their new cards in the mail until after the month of…
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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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