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Barb Morrison of Southwest 8 Elected President of State Association!

Southwest 8 Senior Services is pleased to announce that our Executive Director, Barb Morrison, has been elected President of the Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging for Fiscal Year 2011, which runs from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.

The Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging is comprised of the 13 Area Agencies on Aging in the state of Iowa. This body’s purpose is to plan and develop services and programs to help maintain the independence and quality of life for older Iowans; to advocate for federal and state policies which affect the quality of lives for seniors; to serve as the coordinating entity with other governmental and community based organizations involved in area development efforts affecting older Iowans; to
increase public awareness, including that of government and community leaders, of the help available to older Iowans through the Area Agencies on Aging and other community entities; and lastly to ensure that older Iowans and family caregivers have accurate and easily accessible information about what help is available to them and their older loved ones.