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Our Mission

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

  • Individuals provided with Information and Assistance FY2021

    4531

  • Meals Served: Senior Center Congregate and Home Delivered FY2021

    214,387

  • Elder Abuse At-Risk Assessments & Consultations FY2020

    105

  • Iowans Reached with Valuable Training & Education FY2020

    183,398

News & Notes

Connections Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is currently soliciting proposals to provide services to the elderly and their caregivers. The Request for Proposals (RFP) being issued on May 2, 2022 is for those agencies who wish to contract with Connections AAA for any of the home and community-based services listed in the proposal for the specified counties. This RFP does not apply to those agencies that wish to have a purchase of service agreement with the agency in FY 2023. The notification on those agreements will be issued separately.

Proposals are due back into the Connections office by 5:00 pm on June 3, 2022.

Connections Area Agency on Aging announces its Spring “Shred-tastic,” a document shredding event, will be returning to Sioux City. This event is for seniors ages 60+ and their caregivers and will take place Friday, May 13, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Siouxland Center for Active Generations, 313 Cook Street, Sioux City. Document Depot is providing a shredding service for personal papers only.

Become a Dementia Friend by attending a free informational session to learn about the worldwide Dementia Friend movement! Join Jan Schnack, Family Caregiver Community Engagement Specialist, at Connections Area Agency on Aging to learn about living with dementia, and the simple things you can do to support someone living with the disease.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 2:00-3:15 PM, Tabor Public Library, 725 Main Street, Tabor, Iowa.

Connections Area Agency is pleased to announce that the state is continuing the Farmers Market voucher program for older Iowans. With this program, seniors meeting income requirements can obtain vouchers that they can use at participating area Farmers Markets to buy $30.00 worth of fresh, locally grown produce.

This year we will be asking individuals to call in to request an application starting 05/02/2022 to 800-432-9209 x8888 and leave a message with their name and phone number. All calls will be returned within five business days in the order they are received. Applications will then be mailed out every Thursday with an addressed return envelope. Once we receive completed applications, vouchers will be mailed out to applicant starting on 06/01/2022. Please note applications not completed will not receive vouchers until all information is provided.

Connections Area Agency on Aging is excited to team up with OATS (Older Adults Technology Services) and its flagship program Senior Planet, from AARP to harnesses technology to enhance the way we age.

The OATS courses, programs, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, exercise to get in shape, and make new friends. If you or someone you know is an older adult, join us for FREE class sessions on health & wellness, technology, socialization, and much more. Sessions concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed to enable older adults to learn to utilize technologies to improve their daily lives

Financial Information for Women is scheduled for Friday April 29, 2022, at 10a-12:30p at the Holiday Inn and Suites Hotel (next to Ameristar Casino) and one can register online at Connectionsaaa.org or by calling our agency at 800-432-9209. Walk ins are welcome.

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