Elderbridge Agency on Aging’s Volunteer Program Receives Funding from NextFifty Initiative

Elderbridge Agency on Aging’s Volunteer Program Receives Funding from NextFifty Initiative

In October 2021, Elderbridge Agency on Aging (Elderbridge) Volunteer Program received a $15,000 grant award from NextFifty Initiative, a Colorado-based foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of older adults and their caregivers. Funding will allow Elderbridge to recruit, train. and retain volunteers to provide non-medical client services and to provide operational support for the Elderbridge 29 County Region. Volunteers will provide transportation, chore, help consumers with errands, and shopping, telephone reassurance, relocation assistance, and other activities to help older Iowans, caregivers, and adults with disabilities remain safe at home and in their community.

NextFifty Initiative works with community leaders, experts in the field of aging, and front-line professionals to support programs and projects that positively impact aging and longevity. They focus on education, sharing best practices, and supporting innovation that will transform aging for generations to come. To learn more, visit www.Next50Initiative.org. On behalf of the Elderbridge Board, Staff, and consumers we serve thank you NextFifty Initiative for your generous support of our mission.

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