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"To enhance the quality of life for elders in our service area through education, planning and coordination of services."


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  • Farmers Market vouchers will again be available for seniors beginning in June. Each senior meeting eligibility guidelines will receive 10 vouchers for a total value of $30 to be used to purchase fresh, Iowa-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey. There is a limited supply of vouchers, available on a first come-first serve basis. Connections Area Agency on Aging will distribute the Farmer’s Market vouchers, which is a program of the United States Department of Agriculture that sets the guidelines. For more information, please click on title.
    A listing of senior centers/meal sites/distribution sites can be found under the healthy living tab.

  • Public Hearing Scheduled for FY 2018-2021 Area Plan

    Public Hearing Scheduled
    Connections Area Agency on Aging
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    10am
    Via Conference Call

    Connections Area Agency on Aging is finalizing our Area Plan for FY’2018-FY’2021 and is offering the public, providers, and other stakeholders a final opportunity to offer comments regarding our strategic planning for the next four years.

    No presentation will be made. However, public comments will be accepted on the plan, the addition of Personal Care as a new service, the agency’s request to provide the services of Evidence-Based Programs, Nutrition Education, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention directly, and the agency’s compliance with Priority Service requirements by ensuring the following expenditure levels are met: Access Services (includes Information and Assistance, Assisted Transportation, Transportation, Case Management, and Outreach), 10%, In-home services (includes Chore, Personal Care, and Homemaker) 5%, and Legal Services 3%."

    Interested individuals should plan to participate in this conference call by dialing in with their input to:

    FOR PARTICIPANTS:

    • Dial 1-888-904-9570
    • Enter the following access number: 8363043#

  • May 8, 2017 (Sioux City) Connections Area Agency on Aging announces “Shred-tastic”, a free shredding – prescription drug take back event. This event is for seniors ages 60 and over and their caregivers and will take place Friday, May 19th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Center for Active Generations, 313 Cook Street, Sioux City. Document Depot is providing a shredding truck and the Sioux City Police Department will be accepting unused or outdated drugs for proper disposal. Last fall, over two tons of personal papers were shredded during this two hour period. For convenience, a drive-through lane is available, where those bringing items don’t even have to leave their vehicles. The option to park and watch the shredding process occur is also available. For more details, click on the title.