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Iowa's Governor's Conference on Aging and Disability: Special Rates for Ages 60+ or Individuals with a DisabilityPosted by Chris Kuchta on 04/22/2016
The Governor’s Conference on Aging & Disabilities is rapidly approaching, and in order to ensure the voices of Iowa’s best advocates are heard, we’re encouraging anyone who is 60+ or who has a disability to be our guest at this special event for just $195.
This exclusive rate has been negotiated (as well as a one-day rate of just $55) so older Iowans and individuals with disabilities could take a more active role in promoting improvements in the quality of life and care in Iowa and across the nation. If you know anyone who is an advocate for aging and disability issues and may qualify for this special offer,click on the article title for more information.
Chris Kuchta on 04/08/2016
Statement by n4a CEO Sandy Markwood
Today, the U.S. Senate easily approved a House-amended version of S. 192, the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, expressing Congress’s strong support for the vital home and community-based services that the Older Americans Act (OAA) authorizes and funds in communities across the nation. This action means that the bill has passed both chambers and will be sent soon to the President for his signature. To read more, click on the title.
Posted by Chris Kuchta on 03/31/2016
Connections Area Agency on Aging is currently issuing two Requests for Proposals (RFPs). The first RFP covers providing the services of: Transportation, Assisted Transportation and Chore to older Iowans. The second RFP is for the provision of legal services. The Requests for Proposals (RFPs) being issued on Mar. 21, 2016 are for those agencies who wish to contract with Connections AAA for any of the above mentioned services. This RFP does not apply to those agencies that wish to have a purchase of service agreement with the agency in FY’2017. Notification on these agreements will be issued in April 2016.
Proposals are due in our Council Bluffs office by noon on April 22, 2016.
You may download a copy of the RFPs from the attached link by clicking on the title of this article; stop by the office at 300 W. Broadway, Suite 240 in Council Bluffs; or phone 712-328-2540 ext. 1013 to request a copy be mailed to you.