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Volunteer Drivers Needed for Home Delivered Meals

Elderbridge Agency on Aging and Spencer Home Delivered Meals are seeking delivery drivers. With Spencer Hospital ending its Meals on Wheels program, demand for Home Delivered Meals’ through Elderbridge is expected to rise. Elderbridge is looking for volunteer drivers to help make sure all routes in Spencer are staffed and much needed meals get delivered…
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Miller Named New IDA Director

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 Iowa Governor Terry Branstad named State Representative Linda Miller the Director of the Iowa Department on Aging.  Miller’s appointment comes after the resignation of Donna Harvey.  Miller has resigned as a member of the legislature and began her new role as Director on Friday, Dec. 16. “I’m honored to be…
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Winter Walking Can Be a Slippery Slope for Seniors

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather. Most dangerous are: Hypothermia, frostbite, snow shoveling injuries, carbon monoxide poisoning and falls in ice and snow. If you are at risk of falling while walking on winter sidewalks or have already experienced a…
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Elderbridge and IDA Honor Area Centenarians

Rarely does so much human experience and longevity find itself in one room! On Wednesday October 26th, 16 people 100 years old and older from the Elderbridge service area attended the Centenarian Recognition Event at The Highlands Retirement Living Community in Spencer. The honored guests were greeted with a yellow rose symbolizing friendship and good…
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