Public Hearing Notice

Elderbridge Agency on Aging (Elderbridge) will hold a public hearing to obtain comments and input from citizens on the Agency’s Area Plan for  Fiscal Years 2022 -2025.

The hearing is scheduled to take place at 11:30 am on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, through the on-line ZOOM platform at the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86083358928?pwd=VXpoT29yZi9QNWhOVzlKMGVjYzg4Zz09

Meeting ID: 860 8335 8928

Passcode: 009086

You can also call in using the number below and the meeting ID

Phone number: 1-312-626-6799

Public comments will also be open concerning Older Relative Caregiver Services, a new direct service that Elderbridge will be offering to start in FY2022. The taxonomies included in this service will be Information and Assistance, Options Counseling, and Material Aid(supplemental services). 

Older Relative Caregiver is: A caregiver who is aged 55 or older: and lives with, is the informal provider of in home and community care to, and is the primary caregiver for, a child, or an individual with a disability; In the case of a caregiver for a child, is the grandparent, step grandparent, or other relative (other than the parent) by blood, marriage, or adoption, of the child; is the primary caregiver of the child because the biological or adoptive parents are unable or unwilling to serve as the primary caregivers of the child ;and has a legal relationship to the child, such as legal custody, adoption, or guardianship, or is raising the child informally.  In the case of a caregiver for an individual with a disability, is the parent, grandparent, or other relative by blood, marriage, or adoption, of the individual with a disability.  (Source: OAA)

Any Iowa resident in the 29 counties in the Elderbridge service area is encouraged to participate in this public hearing. Counties in the Elderbrige region include; Audubon, Buena Vista, Carroll, Calhoun, Cerro Gordo, Clay, Crawford, Dickinson, Emmet,  Floyd, Franklin, Greene, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hancock, Humboldt, Kossuth, Lyon, Mitchell, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Pocahontas,  Sac, Sioux, Webster, Winnebago, Worth, and Wright.

For more information please contact Stacia Timmer at 800-243-0678 or stimmer@elderbridge.org

Thank you

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