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Older Iowan Idols with take the stage at Iowa State Fair

The Iowa Family Caregiver Program, in harmony with the Iowa State Fair, invites singers to make sweet music on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

The Older Iowan Idol Singing Competition presents a venue for aspring amateur vocalists during the Older Iowans Day at the Fair.

Whether you musical style is toe-tapping country, old fashion crooning, or rebel rousing rock ‘n roll, any Iowa who is a family caregiver or a senior age 60 and older is eligible to participate. The spotlight will only shine on soloists, duos, trios, and quartets. For more details or to receive the rules and entry form, contact: Older Iowa Idol Contest, c/0 Iowa Family Caregiver, 5835 Grand Ave, Ste 106, Des Moines, IA 50312, or toll free at (866) 468-7887.

The Older Iowans Day and Older Iowa Idol are sponsored by the Iowa Family Caregiver Program. Each of Iowa’s 13 Area Agencies on Aging offers assistance through the Iowa Family Caregiver Program putting caregivers in touch with essential services to help in their caregiving role and to meet the needs of their older family member or friend.

  • Individuals provided with Information and Assistance FY2019

    3,172

  • Meals Served: Senior Center Congregate and Home Delivered FY2019

    182,940

  • Elder Abuse At-Risk Assessments & Consultations FY2019

    195

  • Caregivers Reached with Valuable Information FY2019

    31,988

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